Police: Skeletal remains found in York County

Police identified skeletal human remains as belonging to a young man during the investigation of the remains' discovery Saturday in York. Police are treating the incident as a suspicious death.

The remains belong to one man believed to be between 18-25. Law enforcement located clothes and an identification card belonging to a white man among the remains, said Troy Lyons of York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office. 

Whether the remains show signs of trauma hasn't been determined yet, Lyons said.

The remains, which may have spent several years at the location authorities found them Friday night near Goosley Road, aren't believed to be related to any missing person case, Lyons said.

Further details of the man and the identification card found at the scene won't be released until the identity is confirmed and next of kin notified, Lyons said.

6:50 a.m., Saturday.

An investigation into human skeletal remains found in the Goosley Road area continues to stop traffic at Leigh and Crawford roads Saturday morning, according to a York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office news release.

The closure is expected to continue well into Saturday. When the road will open hasn't been determined, police say.

 10:36 p.m., Friday.

Human skeletal remains have been found in an area around Goosley Road, the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office said Friday evening in a news release posted to social media. 

Goosley Road is closed at Leigh and Crawford roads, and police are asking people to avoid the area until further notice, saying the road could be closed well into Saturday. 

The Sheriff's Office said it is investigating the discovery of human skeletal remains, which were found around 6:30 p.m. Friday evening. 

Investigators do not believe the remains are connected to the Colonial Parkway missing persons, according to the Sheriff's Office. 

The Sheriff's Office said no further information is available at this time. 

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