Bones found along Mad River in Dayton are non-human, coroner’s office says

UPDATE @ 8:45 a.m. (April 4): 

Bones found along the Mad River in Dayton late Wednesday night have been determined to be non-human remains, according to a Montgomery County Coroner’s Office spokesperson.

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Bones found along the Mad River in Dayton on Wednesday night are to be taken to the Montgomery County Coroner's Office to determine whether they are animal or human.

A sergeant with Five Rivers MetroParks said a homeless man discovered the bones, which were found in an area off North Findlay Street and East Monument Avenue.

The sergeant offered no other comment about the discovery, which was reported sometime after 9 p.m.

A Dayton police sergeant on scene also declined comment.

A Dayton Police Department Forensic Services Unit is on scene, along with a detective, to collect the bones.

We will continue working to learn more about the discovery and will update this developing report as warranted.

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