Human legs found in trash prompt Ohio homicide investigation

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(AP) — Police say two human legs have been found in the trash at a waste-collection facility in Ohio‘s capital, prompting a homicide investigation.

Columbus police were called to the business on the city’s south side late Tuesday afternoon.

Officers responding to the scene confirmed that the discovery involved human remains. WCMH-TV reports a coroner’s van went to the scene Tuesday evening.

Police released no other details as they investigate the source of the remains and how they ended up at the waste facility.