Police: Remains found in home's crawl space are from animal, not human

Posted at 11:46 AM, Apr 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-19 12:46:18-04

Buffalo homicide detectives now say remains found by construction workers in the crawl space of a home on Buffalo's west side are from an animal, not a human.

Buffalo Police were called late Thursday morning to a home on West Utica street by construction workers who were working on the inside of the building.

Investigators originally believed the remains may have been from a human, which would have made the home a crime scene. 

But by early Thursday afternoon, Capt. Jeff Rinaldo told 7 Eyewitness News the bones were indeed those of an animal.


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