Police investigate skeletal remains found near Hillcrest High School

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Human remains were discovered Wednesday morning near Hillcrest High School on the northern edge of Springfield.

The decomposed skeleton was discovered near a creek close to Farm Road 151.

Police aren't sure how long the body has been there, and don't know if the remains are those of a man or a woman.

They are investigating the discovery as a suspicious death, but say there are no obvious signs of foul play.