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Human Remains Discovered In Burnett Park

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The WFPD, WCSO and FBI are investigating remains found in Burnett Park.

Wichita Falls police said they received a tip Thursday on a body buried in the park on F.M. 368, south of Iowa Park. Authorities began searching the area Thursday but had to call off the search at nightfall.

The search resumed this morning with authorities locating remains. The FBI evidence recovery team was called in and confirmed the remains are human.

Due to the condition of the remains, authorities cannot identify the gender or the ethnicity of the remains. The remains are being taken to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office for more testing.

 

 

 

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