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Human remains found near Selkirk

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RCMP are investigating after human remains were found in a rural area near Selkirk Saturday.

Selkirk RCMP responded to the scene north of Selkirk at around 6:30 p.m. after receiving a report of the discovery.

A small area of woods next to a field off a small dirt road was taped off as RCMP removed a body from the scene around 3:30 p.m. Sunday.

The RCMP's major-crime unit, forensic-identification unit and search and rescue team were all on the scene.

"We're still in the early stages of this," Cpl. Miles Hiebert said.

An autopsy will be conducted.

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Updated on Sunday, July 22, 2012 at 7:34 PM CDT: Added photo.

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