No ID yet for human skeletal remains found in Kennesaw

Kennesaw police are investigating skeletal remains found on a property in the 4000 block of George Busbee Parkway near Shiloh Road NW.

Behind this Cobb EMC power station on George Busbee Parkway, there's a thick section of woods. It was in those woods, where police say a man who was out picking berries, discovered skeletal remains.  

"There was a man in the woods, and he came across the body, and notified a worker who was performing an inspection about the body, and he called 911," said Kennesaw Police Officer David Buchanan.

Kenensaw police say the body was in an advanced stage of decomposition. They can confirm the remains are human, but at this point there's little else they know.

"There was no identifying documentation, not sure if it's a male or female, but it is an adult," said Officer Buchanan.

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Detectives scoured the area looking for evidence. They worked alongside the medical examiner who will take possession of the remains, and try to determine the identity and the cause of death.  

"Hopefully, they find out who it is," said Hason Smith who works nearby.  

People who live and work in the area are not only shocked, but they're also thinking about the family of the person who was just found in the woods.  

"That's somebody's family, somebody's child, maybe somebody's mom, you never know," said Smith.  

Kennesaw Police say since they don't know the gender, height, approximate age or other details, it's too early to connect this to any missing person cases in the area.