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Police: Human remains found in backyard of Long Island home

BRENTWOOD, N.Y. — Authorities say human remains have been found in the backyard of a Long Island home.

The Suffolk County Police Department says the skeletal remains were found in the yard of a home on Frank Street in Brentwood, New York, on Saturday afternoon.

The remains were taken to the country medical examiner’s officer for a cause of death and identity to be determined.