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Skeletal remains discovered in culvert near carnival off Browns Bridge Road in Gainesville
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Gainesville police tape off a scene off Browns Bridge Road where human remains were discovered Friday, July 12, 2019. - photo by Nick Watson

Human remains have been discovered in a drainage culvert near the site of a carnival off Browns Bridge Road in Gainesville.

Gainesville Police Chief Jay Parrish said the skeletal remains had likely been there for a very long time.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation was en route to the scene. Police said Friday evening, July 12, that they anticipated being on the scene until early morning.

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Police work a scene near a carnival off Browns Bridge Road in Gainesville where skeletal human remains were found in a culvert Friday, July 12, 2019. - photo by Nick Watson
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Police work a scene near a carnival off Browns Bridge Road in Gainesville where skeletal human remains were found in a culvert Friday, July 12, 2019. - photo by Nick Watson
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