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Police Respond to Discovery of Remains near VA Hospital in Oakland

Date: March 4, 2021
Incident Type: Remains discovered
Location: Zone 2
Summary:

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 2 responded to the 3100 block of Brackenridge Street near the Oakland VA hospital for reports of possible remains found just before 9:55 a.m.

When detectives arrived on scene they discovered fragments of bones in the street. 

The Crime Scene Unit processed the scene.

The Medical Examiner's Office will examine the remains to determine their origin.

The investigation is ongoing.


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2021-03-04
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov