Remains found by construction crew are human, sheriff's office says

Remains found by construction workers near Port St. Lucie are human, the sheriff's office says. (WPEC)

The St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office confirms to CBS12 the remains found by construction crews near Port St. Lucie are human.

The construction crew found the remains around 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday near U.S. 1 and Kitterman Road.

According to deputies, the gender of the remains is still unknown at this time. Chief Deputy Wilson says the remains could have been there for over a year.

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