Officers responded to a call Sunday about possible human bones found at the apartment complex at 600 South Broadway, according to police. Authorities said a maintenance person was fixing a water leak on the property when he made the discovery.
SAPD Homicide Detectives in conjunction with the OC Coroner’s Office investigating possible human remains located underneath a residence at 600 S Broadway. Broadway street from Bishop to Richland streets shut down until further notice. Please stay clear of the area.— SantaAnaPD (@SantaAnaPD) December 23, 2019
Authorities initially said a deputy coroner confirmed that they were human bones, but they were later determined to be that of a "large animal."
Broadway Street is shut down between Bishop and Richland streets until further notice as the investigation continues.
DEVELOPING: This story will be updated as more information becomes available.