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Human remains found north of Sudbury

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Police are investigating after human remains were found north of Sudbury. 

The remains were found on Metagama Road, which is off Highway 144 about halfway between Chelmsford and the Watershed.

Nipissing West OPP was notified about the discovery yesterday (Sept. 20) around 5:30 p.m.

"While the cause of death cannot yet be confirmed, investigators believe there is no imminent threat to public safety, although the OPP reminds all members of the public to be aware of their personal safety at all times," said OPP in a news release. 

Police are not releasing further details right now. Residents in the area should expect a large police presence.

The investigation includes the Nipissing West Crime Unit, North Bay Forensic Identification Services and USAR CBRNE Response Team.