Virginia Beach police investigating skeletal remains found off of Bonney Road

Posted at 10:42 AM, Dec 06, 2012
and last updated 2012-12-06 20:52:28-05

Virginia Beach, Va. - Virginia Beach police are investigating a set of skeletal remains found on Wednesday. 

Police have confirmed that the remains are in fact those of a human.

A person walking through the area near the 4500 block of Bonney Road found the remains on a vacant lot near a marsh.

Police say it appears the bones have been there for a long period of time.

The Medical Examiner’s Office was contacted and a pathologist and anthropologist responded to the scene.

The Medical Examiner’s Office will determine cause of death.