Human remains discovered in Colchester Sunday

Published: Jul. 16, 2023 at 7:26 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 16, 2023 at 11:18 PM EDT
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COLCHESTER, Vt. (WCAX) - Colchester Police are investigating the discovery of human remains found floating in Lake Champlain.

Police say just before 3:30 p.m. Sunday, they received a call reporting that human remains were spotted floating a short distance off Colchester Point.

The Colchester Police Marine Unit says the skeletal remains were floating about 6 feet from the shore on Colchester Point Road. They recovered the remains and transported them to the medical examiner’s office for identification and autopsy.

Police say at this time, there is no foul play suspected.