Authorities find human remains in Council Bluffs

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say they have found skeletal human remains in a drainage ditch in Council Bluffs.

Omaha TV station KETV reports (http://bit.ly/1bjPkk1 ) officers found the remains Friday morning just south of the riverfront exit near Interstate 480 in Council Bluffs.

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation says the remains were of an adult.

Police Sgt. Dave Dawson says officers were following up on a 2-year-old missing person report from Omaha police when they found the remains.

The missing person was last seen in a chase with officers under the freeway bridge.

Investigators sent the remains to Ankeny for identification and were excavating the area for more evidence.

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