St Thomas police are investigating after human remains were found in the area of Athletic Park.

Officials say that around 11 p.m. on Sunday they attended the bush area north of Athletic Park in regards to suspected human remains. 

The body was located by teenagers who in turn notified their mother who called police. 

The preliminary examination reveals a human body with stages of advanced decomposition.

The St. Thomas Police Service is investigating along with the Coroner’s Office and the Criminal Investigations Unit.

A post mortem will be conducted to determine of cause of death.

Police are asking the public to stay clear of Athletic Park Monday and possibly beyond to maintain the integrity of the scene.