NewsPolice Blotter

Actions

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

Posted: 11:46 AM, Apr 19, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-19 16:46:18Z

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.

 

Take WKBW Everywhere, on all your devices.  Download below!

Phone or Tablet: Apple, Android
Set-top Device: Roku , Apple TV , Amazon Fire TV
Amazon Alexa

Personalize your news, get the latest 7 First Alert Forecast, and watch 7 Eyewitness News video wherever, whenever.

Learn more here about what 7 Eyewitness News provides on all these devices.