Prosecutor confirms human bones left in bag on snack stand door

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The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office has confirmed that human remains were found left in a bag hung from the door of a scenic overlook snack stand.

Employees of the Stateline Lookout snack stand in the Palisades Interstate Park called police after they discovered the bag of bones Monday morning.

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The prosecutor says that the person who left the bag on the door was located and directed police to the location where the remains were found. Additional bones and personal items were also found at the site, according to the prosecutor.

Officials say that positive identification of the person whose bones they are has not been determined. They say that the remains will be submitted to a lab for identification and compared to missing person records.

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