Coroner now has remains found near Town House Motor Lodge in Springfield

The sergeant tells us neither police nor the coroner's investigator are sure whether the bones are that of a male or female. 

Decomposing remains were found Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, near the Town House Motor Lodge, on East Main Street in Springfield. (Noah Fickert/Staff)

They also aren't sure yet how long the remains have been where they were found Monday afternoon, behind the Town House Motor Lodge on East Main Street.


A death investigation is underway for what are believed to be decomposed remains behind the Town House Motor Lodge, 2850 E. Main St., Springfield.

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The report was made about 3:45 p.m., according to Springfield police. 

News Center 7 has a crew on scene and we'll update this developing report as we learn more. 

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