CARSON (CBSLA.com) — Homicide detectives are investigating the discovery of human remains in Carson.
The discovery was made in the 24500 block of South Figueroa Street around 8:10 a.m. Saturday.
Saturday evening the Sheriff’s department confirmed the remains were human.
Authorities said the remains were found on the grounds of a water pollution control plant.
The remains were reportedly recovered from a bin that holds debris separated from sewage water, said Sheriff’s in a statement.
The LA County Medical Examiner/Coroner will determine the person’s age, sex and identity at a later date.
Anyone with information about the remains is asked to contact the LA County Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.