Workers find apparent human remains at Queens construction site

Human remains Queens construction site
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By 1010 WINS

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – Apparent human remains were discovered by workers digging at a construction site in Queens on Friday, police said.

The remains were found during excavation at the site on Cypress Avenue, between Clover Place and Main Road, in Glendale, according to police.

Workers called police after discovering the buried remains around 2 p.m.

The remains appeared to be a human femur, chin, skull and jaw, according to WABC, which reported they were wrapped in a blanket.

The Medical Examiner is working to identify the remains.

Police said an investigation is ongoing.