CARSON (CNS) - Human remains found in
The remains were found by an employee at Saturday in a bin that holds debris separated from sewage water at the Joint Water Pollution Control Plant at
The discovery could be an indication of a death, or not, said coroner's Lt. Joe Bale. ``You can live without a foot and a leg or an arm. We can't assume somebody's dead just because they are missing a foot and a calf,'' Bale said.
The coroner's department will first put out a teletype to other coroners in the area inquiring whether they have any bodies that are missing a calf and a foot, he said.
Forensic scientists will analyze the bones'
If they can assemble a body and determine the cause of death they could determine whether it was a homicide, he said.
Should a living person come forward to say they lost a leg and a calf, ``we'll take that, too,'' Bale said.