Police say 3 children found human remains in Milwaukee woods
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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.

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.

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