ARAPAHOE COUNTY - An employee at a landfill discovered human remains Saturday morning, amongst the trash and debris. The body was discovered around 10:55 a.m. in a Waste Management landfill located at 3500 South Gun Club Road, police said.
Sheriff's deputies investigated and confirmed the body was human, but could not verify its gender, age or race.
"The Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office and Arapahoe County Coroner's Office have initiated what will be a very complex, potentially lengthy and detailed investigation," said Sheriff Grayson Robinson.
Police suspect the body was dumped there during the early morning hours on Saturday.
The body was discovered in an area used by commercial trash haulers, police said.
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