Police say 3 children found human remains in Milwaukee woods 12/08/2019 3:06 pm PST Comments WITI By Hannah Jewell, WITI WEST ALLIS, Wis. (WITI) -- According to the West Allis Police Department, human remains were found in the woods near 74th Street and Oklahoma Avenue on Saturday morning, Dec. 7. Police said three children found the body while playing in the woods. They alerted an adult, who contact police around 9:15 a.m. The remains were "in a state of advanced decomposition," police said, so much so, police were not able to determine whether it was a man or woman. Officers responded to secure the scene, and an investigation was underway to determine the cause of death. MORE: 'It's sad:' Police say 3 children found human remains in West Allis woods - WITI #BodyFound #HumanRemains #Milwaukee #WITI #Wisconsin Related Stories Milwaukee Fire officer accused of sexually assaulting 14-year-old Wisconsin man arrested, accused of sending nude pics to female students Shots fired in park; police find underground bunker full of weapons Teen with handgun shot by officer inside Wisconsin high school Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.