Skeletal remains discovered

By Betty Simpson |

Published 01/15 2014 01:07PM

Updated 01/16 2014 05:36PM

Latest: 10:05 pm
CASEY -- Police are investigating the discovery of two bodies, just miles from each other.

Firefighters discovered the first body after an early morning house fire on Jefferson Avenue. Police say Gregory Collins' death is a homicide.

Then, skeletal remains were found later Wednesday afternoon, near Interstate 70. Police have not released any information on that discovery, but they don't think the cases are related.
Update: 3:48 pm
CASEY -- Skeletal remains were found near Interstate 70 about noon Wednesday. Illinois State Police are investigating.

Just three months ago, another set of remains was found near the same area. The coroner was able to say those remains were a woman who was killed, however, the victim has not yet been identified.
Original: 1:07 pm
CASEY -- The Clark County Coroner confirms skeletal remains have been found. No other information is available. We'll update this story as more details are released.

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