UPDATE: Bones found in suitcase at Ocean City park are NOT human

(PHOTO: Worcester County Recreation and Parks)

WORCESTER CO. – A suitcase filled with bones and other items were found in the water near an Ocean City, Maryland park.

The Worcester County Sheriff’s Office says a couple was wading in the water near Homer Gudelsky Park when they came across a suitcase.

The Office of the Maryland Chief Medical Examiner has determined that the bone recovered on Tuesday from the barrel that was submerged it the water, was

that of an animal. It is NOT human remains.

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