Homeless man tells police about human remain in wooded area of Chester park

Authorities in Chester are investigating the discovery of human remains in a wooded area of a park.

Chester police responded to Deshong Park shortly after 7 p.m. Monday night after receiving a call about a human body in the park. 

Chester Police Chief Steven Gretsky told reporters that a local movie producer was scouting the wooded area for a possible film location Monday when he was approached by a homeless man told him about the human remains. 

He called police and the homeless man, who Gretsky said lives in the woods, directed police to the remains. 

Gretsky said authorities did not find a body, but said the remains they found were human. 

The homeless man was taken to police headquarters for questioning and is considered a person of interest. 

Crews donning protective equipment were spotted digging around the wooded area on Tuesday afternoon.

Several agencies responded to the scene Tuesday, including the members of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, 



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