UPDATE: Metro investigates human remains discovery

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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — Metro police are investigating the discovery of human remains found Tuesday afternoon in a wooded area on the southside.

Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police responded to the scene at Rivers Bend Court off of Rivers Bend Drive & Whitfield Avenue around 3:35 p.m.

Detectives believe it could be the body of a man reported missing in early 2017, according to SCMPD.

A positive identification has not been made. An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 20.This story is developing. News 3 will continue to bring you further updates.

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