A Crimestoppers tip led to the discovery of the remains in north St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) – A tip to CrimeStoppers led to the discovery of remains Monday in North City, police confirmed to News 4.

The remains were found near 19th and Branch. Police say they were called by residents who believed a person had been buried on Sunday.

The police officers investigated and brought the cadaver dogs, but found nothing. According to authorities, the neighbors continued to dig and later found the bones.

The fire department brought out a cadaver dog and they found some sort of remains. News 4 is on the scene and will update this breaking story as information becomes available.

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