Mushroom hunter finds human remains in wooded area of Hancock County

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UPDATE (Sept. 23, 2019)– The remains were identified as Patricia Dipasquale, 57.

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MCCORDSVILLE, Ind. — The McCordsville Police Department says they are investigating after human skeletal remains were found in a wooded area of Hancock County.

Police say a mushroom hunter found the remains around 12:20 p.m. Saturday afternoon in the 6500 block of West County Road 900 North.

The remains were said to be in an area surrounded by farmland, roughly 60 yards from the road, near the edge of the woods.

Officials believe it could be weeks or months before any kind of conclusion will be reached.

It is unclear at this time how long the remains have been there or whether they belonged to a male or female, according to police.

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