The remains were found around 8:00 p.m. Friday in the area of Galloway Road between Richlieu and Mechanicsville roads.
On Monday, police said that the remains appeared to be that of a male, possibly white, of average height and an unknown age.
He was wearing a blue t-shirt, blue jeans and black sneakers.
Police say they are currently looking into missing person cases as well as DNA and dental records.
The cause of death is unknown.