Unidentified human bones left at New Jersey snack stand: Prosecutors

first_imgiStock(ALPINE, N.J.) — Prosecutors are searching for answers after they say unidentified human bones were found at a snack stand at a New Jersey park.Employees of the State Line Lookout snack stand in Palisades Interstate Park in Alpine, found the bones in a plastic bag hanging on the snack stand door Monday morning, according to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office.The person who left the plastic bag on the door was contacted and directed police to where the bones had been found, prosecutors said.More bones and “some personal items” were recovered at that location, according to a statement from the prosecutor’s office on Wednesday.While the remains were determined to be human, they have not been identified.Prosecutors said they’ll be “submitted to a lab for identification and will be compared to missing persons records.”Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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Record cold from Midwest to the Northeast as new storm brings severe weather South

first_imgABC News(NEW YORK) — A late season cold blast is moving through the country Thursday morning with record lows and snow.On Thursday, nearly four dozen record lows could be tied or broken from Little Rock, Arkansas, to New York City’s JFK airport.Up to 8 inches of snow fell near Cleveland Wednesday, making roads a mess in northern Ohio.A quick moving heavy snow squall moved through southern Wisconsin creating whiteout conditions for a short time and at least 22 vehicles were involved in a pile up that shut down Interstate 41 near Milwaukee.In the Northeast, 4 to 6 inches of snow fell from upstate New York into northern New England creating a winter wonderland at the end of April.Ahead of this storm, there were numerous damaging storm reports along the I-95 corridor with trees and power lines down, and hail covered the ground in parts of New York City and the Tri-state area.On Thursday, freeze alerts have been issued from Kansas to Massachusetts and Thursday will be the last really cold day as milder weather is expected this weekend for the eastern U.S.Attention now turns to the South where a new storm is expected to bring a new severe weather threat from Texas to the Carolinas on Friday and into the weekend.On Friday, severe weather with damaging winds, large hail and a few tornadoes will be possible for Oklahoma City, Dallas, Alexandria, Louisiana, and into Jackson, Mississippi.On Saturday, a severe weather threat will move east into the Southeast with the biggest threat for damaging winds and hail.Copyright © 2021, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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