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Buried bones: NYPD unearths body in Crown Heights yard

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Police found skeletal human remains in the backyard of a Crown Heights building on Oct. 9, following a tip that came out of a federal drug investigation, according to reports.

Officers dug the body out of a shallow grave in the dirt backyard of a building on Saint Johns Place between Franklin and Bedford avenues. The body may belong to a man murdered more than a decade ago, the New York Times reported.

Detectives made the building a hive of activity on Friday and a small, rectangular hole remained visible in the backyard.

A police spokesman said the case was part of a joint investigation between the Police Department and another agency, but declined to elaborate.

Posted 12:00 am, October 15, 2014
Reach reporter Noah Hurowitz at nhurowitz@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260–4505. Follow him on Twitter @noahhurowitz
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