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UPDATE: Sarasota Police say human remains are not Jabez Spann's

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SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - Sarasota Police Department says the human remains found on Monday do not belong to Jabez Spann.

Sarasota Police determined this through dental records. 

SPD says the remains found were a skull and femur bone.

The Sarasota Police Department and the District 12 Medical Examiner’s Office are still investigating the human remains that were located in the 1900 block of Gillespie Avenue, Sarasota.

Monday, at approximately 3:30 p.m., children playing near a small body of water in the 1900 block of Gillespie Avenue located what they believed to be human remains.  The children alerted an adult nearby.  The adult called 911.

The Sarasota Police Department Dive Team responded to search the small body of water and collect evidence.  Detectives with the Criminal Investigations Division and Crime Scene Technicians responded to collect and photograph evidence.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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