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Human remains discovered in Lancaster

An effort is under way in Lancaster to identify human remains discovered Tuesday on Valley Central Way near Avenue J.

July 6, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
An effort is under way in Lancaster to identify human remains discovered Tuesday on Valley Central Way near Avenue J.

Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies cordoned off the area behind a store and next to a parking lot where the remains were found.

The gender of the remains is not yet known, and it's unclear how long they had been at the location.