Human remains found near Newburg Road in Rockford

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Skeletonized human remains were found near a wooded area at Mill Road and Newburg Road in Rockford on Wednesday.

The Winnebago County Coroner said the remains were brought back to the coroner’s office for an examination.

The death is under investigation by the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department.

On March 9th, remains were found near 11th Street and Bypass 20. That person has not been identified yet.

Two weeks later, the body of a missing Mendota man was discovered off Auburn Street.

Investigators have not said whether the deaths are related.

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