Decomposed human remains found near Springfield high school

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) _ Springfield police say decomposed human remains were found near a city high school.

Police spokeswoman Jasmine Bailey says the remains were found Wednesday across from Hillcrest High School in north Springfield.

Bailey says the body had decomposed into a skeleton.

The Springfield News-Leader reports police are investigating the case as a suspicious death.

No further information about the deceased person was immediately available.

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