Human remains found off of Riverwood Avenue in Bowling Green

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - The Bowling Green Police Department is investigating after human remains were found Monday morning off of Riverwood Avenue in Bowling Green.

Human remains were found Monday morning off the 31-W Bypass. (WBKO)

Officers say the call came in as a tip and led police to a wooded area.

"Where the scene is, it is in between the storage units that are off or Riverwood and Kroger," said Bowling Green Police Department Public Information Officer, Ronnie Ward.

Officials with the Warren County Coroner's Office confirmed the remains had been there for multiple days.

Deputy Coroner Dwayne Lawrence told 13 News the person was pronounced dead at 11:34 a.m.

Officers described the body as being heavily decomposed and their investigation centers around identifying the remains and determining a cause of death.

"This is going to be a scene that is going to be difficult to process just because of the area and the nature of the decomposition," said Ward.

BGPD will be on the scene for several hours and given the location near Kroger they ask the community to give them space to investigate the cause of death.

We will bring you more information as it becomes available.

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