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Special Crimes awaiting results on human remains

In this March 9 photo, police investigate a ditch near west Amarillo Blvd and I-40 / Source: KFDA In this March 9 photo, police investigate a ditch near west Amarillo Blvd and I-40 / Source: KFDA

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Authorities continue to investigate human remains found near the intersection of West Amarillo Boulevard and I-40 on March 9th. 

The remains were found around 11:40 a.m. by a contract worker who was picking up trash along the roadway. The worker was able to flag down a Potter County deputy near the area.

Bones and clothing found at the scene were later taken to a forensic lab at the University of North Texas. 

Lt. Erik Bohannon with Amarillo Special Crimes says there's no telling when the results will come back -- he says it could take up to a year. 

In March, authorities said they plan on treating the incident as a homicide, even though they have yet to classify it as one.

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