Police cordone off a cul de sac in the Gleneagle neighborhood to investigate possible human remains found in a wooded area.

Police cordone off a cul de sac in the Gleneagle neighborhood to investigate possible human remains found in a wooded area.

Police: Remains found in Arlington thought possibly human, aren’t

  • Friday, April 5, 2019 9:17am
  • News

Update April 5 at 8:45 a.m. PST: Detectives have determined that the remains discovered in a wooded area in the Gleneagle neighborhood are not human. Police thanked neighbors for their patience while concluding the investigation.

ARLINGTON – Arlington police are investigating possible human remains discovered Thursday in a wooded area in the Gleneagle neighborhood.

Officers were alerted to the find early Thursday afternoon when kids playing in the woods on paths behind some homes happened upon the bones, and notified adults, city spokeswoman Kristin Banfield said.

Police cordoned off a cul de sac while detectives processed the scene with help from the Washington State Patrol.

Police said there is no immediate threat to public safety.

More in News

Marysville Easter Egg Hunt brings baskets-full of fun (Photos)

MARYSVILLE - Hundreds of youngsters put their colored egg-spotting skills to the… Continue reading

Marysville getting set to plan for its next 30 years

MARYSVILLE – Country singer Tim McGraw had a popular song in 2000… Continue reading

Arlington Easter Egg Hunt a family adventure in scramble for good eggs

ARLINGTON - For some basket-toting youngsters at Arlington’s annual Easter Egg Hunt,… Continue reading

Police arrest 21-year-old Deming man after standoff near Arlington cemetery

ARLINGTON – Police arrested a 21-year-old Deming man Saturday after a standoff… Continue reading

Haller Park Splash Pad taking splish-splash shape

City officials hope for Memorial Day weekend opening, if all goes well

Marysville RFA gains more votes after another day of counting

MARYSVILLE – The Regional Fire Authority was just barely passing after initial… Continue reading

Council: Trips to D.C. pay dividends

MARYSVILLE – It’s all about the numbers. And, “getting to know you,… Continue reading

Arlington High School student attends STEM Signing Day at Capitol

ARLINGTON- Arlington High School senior Sadie Hollingsworth attended the Science, Technology, Engineering… Continue reading

Go solar: PUD to launch Community Solar sales on Earth Day

ARLINGTON – Snohomish County PUD is launching an innovative new program on… Continue reading

Most Read