Police said the remains were discovered inside of an old coke oven.

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities are trying to identify human remains found in a wooded area near an interstate overpass in West Virginia.

Two volunteers were cleaning a camp site along the Deckers Creek Rail-Trail near the Interstate 68 overpass on Wednesday when they found the remains, news outlets reported, citing a statement from the Morgantown Police Department. The remains were inside of an old coke oven, police said.

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Officers confirmed the remains were human, but did not find any forms of identification.

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Police were investigating the circumstances around the death and trying to determine an identity. The remains will be sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office, police said.

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