Foul odor leads cops to plastic bags filled with remains on freeway

A MYSTERIOUS death investigation was launched after a full odor led cops to plastic bags filled with unidentified remains on a freeway on Friday.

According to California Highway Patrol, they received an initial call regarding a bad smell originating from the plastic bags.

California Highway Patrol has launched an investigation after foul-smelling remains were found in plastic bags on the freeway.

California Highway Patrol has launched an investigation after foul-smelling remains were found in plastic bags on the freeway.Crédit: ABC7
Authorities have confirmed that the remains are "not human," though it remains unknown at this time what they are exactly.

Authorities have confirmed that the remains arenot human,” though it remains unknown at this time what they are exactly.Crédit: ABC7

Homeless men alerted a nearby construction crew about the bags, which were found adjacent to an electrical power box next to Freeway 60 en Californie.

The freeway serves the towns and cities on the eastern edge of the Los Angeles metropolitan region.

The call came in just after 3am on Friday for asuspicious circumstance.

A death investigation was sparked but the restes were soon found not to be human.

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By later Friday morning, CHP officials said it had been determined the remains are not human,” as reported by ABC 7.

It is not clear what the remains belonged to.

Sgt Ivan Sanchez said the event is still being handled as a death investigation even though authorities were unable to establish what was in the bags.