OGDEN — Police have found human remains in a storage unit in Ogden.

Police say that a body was found in a storage unit at 2868 Grant Avenue, according to a press release from the Ogden Police Department. Officers were dispatched to the area around 4:15 p.m., according to Ogden Police Lt. Brian Eynon.

OPD Lt. Tyler Ziegler said at first there was a “suspicious” finding at the storage shed before he confirmed that a human body had been found.

The discovery is being investigated by detectives from the department’s Major Crimes Bureau.

Police are treating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of the body as “suspicious.” The investigation was still under investigation as of Thursday evening.

Eynon said at the scene around 6 p.m. that the investigation is in the very early stages, and he called

the scene “very suspicious.” He added that detectives will continue to follow up on leads throughout the evening.

Jacob Scholl is the Cops and Courts Reporter for the Standard-Examiner. Email him at jscholl@standard.net and follow him on Twitter at @Jacob_Scholl.

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