Arlington police detectives were investigating the discovery of possible human remains Thursday in a wooded area in the Gleneagle neighborhood. (Arlington Police Department)

Arlington police detectives were investigating the discovery of possible human remains Thursday in a wooded area in the Gleneagle neighborhood. (Arlington Police Department)

Updated: Remains found in Arlington not human, police say

Initially, few details were released about the discovery Thursday.

UPDATE 4/5/2019, 8:55 a.m.: Arlington police say they have determined that the remains are not human.


ARLINGTON — Police in Arlington were investigating possible human remains found Thursday in a wooded area near the Gleneagle neighborhood.

Officers were alerted to the discovery in the early afternoon.

The Washington State Patrol was called in to assist with the investigation.

It appeared there was no immediate threat to public safety, police said. No other details about the circumstances were released.

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