Human remains found in Bloomington

Published: .
Updated: .

Human remains found on the east side of Bloomington are believed to be those of a missing man.

Bloomington Police received a report around 10 a.m. Monday that a person walking their dog had discovered the remains in a wooded area near the College Mall.

Preliminary investigation indicate the remains are those of a white male in his early 20s. The coroner's office believes the man died of an overdose.

Police say the remains are believed to be related to a missing persons case being investigated by the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.