According to the KJ, the remains were found on Sunday afternoon (1:30) by a person walking on north of Washington Street.

Police were on the scene until about 8 PM.

According to police, there is a lack of evidence at the scene, so identification of the remains could take some time.  Augusta PD has contacted Gardiner PD and the Maine State Police Major Crimes Unit in connection with the case.

According to law enforcement, there is no danger to the public.

The story will continue to be updated.