Human remains found in field in Manatee County

Human Remains Found in Palmetto

PALMETTO, FL (WWSB) - An investigation is underway after human remains were found in a field on Wednesday.

According to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office, a resident was walking through the field in Palmetto near 16th Avenue East and 61st Street East around 12:55 p.m. on Wednesday and found the remains.

Detectives do not know if the remains are a man or a woman. They also do not know how they got there.

The Medical Examiner’s Office is currently examining the remains to determine more information.

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