Remains found in trash bag were dog, Philadelphia police say

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Thursday, July 1, 2021
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Philadelphia police said the remains found in a trash bag Thursday morning were actually that of a dog.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police said the remains found in a trash bag Thursday morning were that of a dog.

According to investigators, the remains were found by sanitation workers at about 8:05 a.m. in the 5700 block of Harbison Avenue.

Police initially believed the remains to be a human body.

Police have not released any additional information.