NEWVILLE, Pa. (AP) – State police and the district attorney are investigating a human skeleton found by hunters in central Pennsylvania.

Cumberland County District Attorney David Freed says it appears the remains are those of a man whose body has been in the area for at least a couple of years. The bones were found in Cooke Township, near Newville, about 30 miles west of Harrisburg on Saturday afternoon.

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The prosecutor is hoping investigators will be able to gather DNA from the bones and perhaps have an artist do a facial reconstruction drawing to help identify the body. No clothes or other evidence were found nearby.

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The remains were found near Route 33 and Ridge Road.

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