Human remains unearthed during construction in Palm Coast development, deputies say

Community asked to avoid area

The Flagler County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday that there would be a large law enforcement presence in the area of New Leatherwood Drive in Palm Coast. (Copyright 2022 by WJXT News4Jax - All rights reserved.)

Human remains were unearthed during construction in the area of a Palm Coast development, the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday.

The Sheriff’s Office said around noon that there would be a large law enforcement presence in the area where the remains were found — near New Leatherwood Drive in the Toscana development.

The community was asked to avoid the area.

Deputies said they are investigating.