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Montebello remains are not human - coroner

Remains were found in the 900 block of Lincoln Avenue in Montebello on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013.

December 5, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
No human bones were found in the remains discovered in Montebello, a coroner said on Thursday.

The remains were found by pipeline maintenance workers in the 900 block of Lincoln Avenue on Tuesday afternoon. A coroner has determined that the debris consisted of a plastic skull and a scattering of animal bones.

The workers had called investigators after finding "unusual debris" that looked like human remains.