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Human remains found while Trinidad Police were looking into another crime

by Bill Knowles

TRINIDAD — According to a press release from the Trinidad Police Department, while executing a search warrant involving internet crimes against children at 413 North Avenue in Trinidad on Tuesday, Feb. 13 police discovered human remains.

The police had information from the FBI about a nationwide child pornography ring that initiated the original search warrant. During the search, officers found a plastic storage bin with suspected human remains inside. Upon the grisly discovery, officers stopped their search and applied for an additional search warrant for the container and its contents.

The remains were decomposed to such a degree that identification of any kind will have to come from a forensic medical examination.

However, a report filed by KKTV says police do not believe the bones belonged to a child. While early into the investigation, authorities believe the remains belong to an adult male. Police consider the discovery suspicious and have leads on who the person may have been.

The police stopped their search and secured the apartment when they discovered the remains.  They then waited on the notification of the coroner and called the Colorado Bureau of Investigation to assist in the investigation and identification of the remains.

A suspect, 40-year old Cameron Johnson McCann, was arrested on charges of internet crimes against children. As of now, police aren’t sure if he will face additional charges in connection with the discovery of the human remains. KKTV reported roughly 40 boxes of evidence were collected from the scene.

The investigation into both crimes is ongoing and additional information will be released as it becomes available.

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