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CARRICK (KDKA) — Police said Friday evening that the remains of a man were found while investigating a “suspicious scene” in Carrick.

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For more than six hours, a section of Parkfield Street, off Nobles Lane, remained a taped off crime scene.

Pittsburgh Police kept unauthorized people out of the area, while they gathered and photographed evidence, and canvassed the area, interviewing neighbors who lived nearby.

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As investigators were wrapping up, the Pittsburgh Public Safety spokesman confirmed what had been feared.

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Chris Togneri, the Pittsburgh Pubic Safety Department’s public information officer, said, “Earlier today, detectives were called to the 1700 block of Parkfield Street. They were here on a missing person’s investigation. While they were investigating the home, they found what appeared to be human remains. So they locked down the scene, and obtained a search warrant.

The Public Safety spokesman said police were called to the home to investigate the status of a person missing from that address.

But, he could not say for certain if the dead man lived at that home.

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“At this point, there are no arrests. The investigation is ongoing, so we can’t comment, but there have been no arrests,” Togneri said.