Editor’s note: A previous version of this story contained incorrect information from the Florence County Sheriff’s Office about where the remains were found.

FLORENCE, S.C. (WBTW) — Humans that were discovered Wednesday in Florence County may have been there for two years, according to Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken.

The remains were found in a homeless village in the area of June Lane off Church Street, officials said.

The remains were not buried but were a “surface skeleton,” von Lutcken said.

No other details were immediately available.

Count on News13 for updates.

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