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State police investigating human remains in basement

An autopsy is scheduled for Saturday

WILLIAMS TWP., Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police said they are investigating human remains that were found inside a Northampton County home.

State police with the Belfast barracks were dispatched to a home in the first block of Spring Water Court in Williams Township shortly after 5:15 p.m. Thursday, according to a news release.

Authorities said Curt Maes called police after discovering human remains, while cleaning out the home's basement.

The state police major case team responded to process the scene. An autopsy is scheduled for Saturday.

Police said the identity of the body along with the cause and manner of death are pending further investigation.

The news release does not indicate who lived in the home, but county tax records indicate that the property is owned by what appears to be a member of the Maes family.


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