Human remains discovered in Hampshire

Kane County Coroner’s Office takes possession of remains to try to identify them

Hampshire police officers discovered human remains on Monday after responding to a report of articles of clothing found near the 200 block of White Oak Street, authorities said.

The Hampshire Police Department said the Kane County Coroner’s Office took possession of the remains to try to identify them.

Police officers found the remains after a resident walking a dog reported finding clothing in a field north of the location.

Investigating officers have no evidence to believe there’s a threat to the community, police said.

They said updates will be provided when available.