Police investigating after human remains found in Canton

CANTON, Conn. (WTNH) - Police in Canton are investigating after they say human remains were found along a trail on Sunday. 

Just after 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, police say crews responded to a wooded area near Red Fox run in Canton after human remains were reportedly found along a trail. 

When crews arrived, authorities say the person was dead for a significant amount of time. They say State Police Western Crime Squad is helping with police investigation

The cause of death has yet to be determined. 

Officials say there is no threat to the public.

No further details are available at this time.

News 8 will update this story as more information becomes available. 

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