Human remains found in Edinburgh field

(Provided Photo/Shelbyville News)

SHELBY COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) – Police are investigating after human remains were found in a cornfield in Edinburgh on Friday.

According to Major David Tilford with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, a person walking along property at 9056 South 900 West found the remains.

Officers at the scene verified they are in fact human remains. Police said the remains have been there for “some time.”

Major Tilford said a forensic anthropologist from the University of Indianapolis is working to identify the remains. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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