A worker clearing brush in Easton this morning stumbled upon possible human remains, according to a spokesman for Bristol County District Attorney C. Samuel Sutter's office.
The remains were found on a portion of the Ames estate on Pond street after the worker's dog focused on a spot in the underbrush, drawing the attention of his master, said Gregg Miliote.
The worker pushed away from soil, spotted the bones and called authorities. Miliote said the bones are being examined by the state medical examiner and a forensic anthropologist to determine if they are human.
"They will perform tests on the bones to determine if they are human, how long they've been there, and who they might belong to,'' Miliote said. "We have to wait and see what they say.''
He said Easton police do not have an active missing persons case.
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