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  • Police found more human remains in a park in the Bronx, the second such discovery in the borough in a matter of days[hhmc]

  • Last Friday, additional human remains were found in Crotona Park; it's not clear if the two cases are somehow connected [hhmc]

  • Two bags that contained the remains were discovered at Barretto Point Park, about three miles away from where the first set found last week[hhmc]

Police have found two bags of human remains at a Bronx park, just days after body parts were found in plastic bags at another park in the borough.

Authorities say they got a 911 call after 7 p.m. for what they believe are human remains found inside a black bag inside Barretto Point Park in Hunts Point. Officers found two bags containing remains.

Last Friday, a parks department employee at Crotona Park, about three miles north of Barretto Point Park, called 911 after finding two bags of what turned out to be human remains near the entrance to the park. Police released a sketch of the woman Saturday, and are asking the public's help identifying her.


The NYPD released the inset sketch of the woman whose body was found in bags at Crotona Park in the Bronx.
Photo credit: NYPD

The city medical examiner's office is determining the cause of death in both incidents.

It's not clear if the two cases are somehow connected.

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