According to a press release from the Maine Department of Public Safety, a hunter located human remains behind Central Maine Power’s main building at the end of Edison Drive in Augusta on Saturday.

The discovery was not reported until Saturday evening.

On Sunday, members of the Augusta Police Officers and Detectives, State Police Detectives, and Evidence Response Team Members as well as an Investigator from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner responded to the location reported by the hunter.

It is believed the remains have been there for more than a year - possibly much longer than that.

Law enforcement believes there is no danger to the public.

Detectives are looking into missing person's cases from the region.

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