Children find human remains in north Florida

Published: Monday, November 19, 2012 at 10:31 a.m.
Last Modified: Monday, November 19, 2012 at 10:31 a.m.

FLEMING ISLAND, Fla. — Authorities are searching through missing persons reports after partial remains were found in a wooded area in north Florida.

Clay County Sheriff's officials say children walking home from a department store found the remains on Sunday.

Officials say the body was decomposing.

The Florida Times-Union ( ) reports the area had recently been underwater but had recently dried out.

The sheriff's office has not released information on the sex, age or cause of death of the person.

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