Human remains, blue garbage can found in Chicago

Staff reports

Investigators are searching an open field at 34th and Kedzie where human remains were discovered on Friday, according to reports.

According to a press release from the Lyons police department, a Lyons environmental inspector found the remains "during his daily duties of inspecting construction sites" and called his supervisors.

According to the release, the inspector observed what he believed to be a human foot and leg. He also reported a blue garbage can near the area of where the remains were observed. According to reports, the body might be that of a child.

An autopsy is scheduled for Saturday morning, said a spokesman for the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.

Lyons Village Manager Roy Witherow was not immediately available for comment.

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