Officials investigate grisly discovery in Elmendorf
Wilson County NewsOctober 28, 2015, 3:50pm 5,141 views | 1 comment
(Revised 4:10 p.m. Oct. 28)
As of 4:05 p.m., preliminary indications are that remains found Oct. 28 in a buried refrigerator in Elmendorf are not human in origin, said City Administrator Cody Dailey.
The Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office is analyzing the remains, which were in the refrigerator that was unearthed by a worker operating a bulldozer at a site on F.M. 327 near Elmendorf City Hall. Dailey said the worker was hired by the property owner, who recently purchased the land.
Elmendorf police are being assisted in the investigation by the Bexar County Sheriff's Office.
The Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office is analyzing remains found Oct. 28 in a buried refrigerator in Elmendorf. It is unknown at this time how long the remains had been there, or if they belong to a human being or an animal, said City Administrator Cody Dailey.
A landowner had hired a contractor to clear a newly purchased property on F.M. 327 near Elmendorf City Hall. At approximately 11:45 a.m. Wednesday, a bulldozer operator unearthed a refrigerator, which Dailey said contained remains that were “badly decomposed.” Police were alerted immediately.
The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office is assisting the Elmendorf Police Department with the investigation.
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