07/22/2013 12:10 EDT | Updated 09/21/2013 05:12 EDT

Dog finds human remains in west Quebec

Police in western Quebec are investigating after a dog brought home what are believed to be human bones.

MRC des Collines de l'Outaouais police say a dog owner in the community of Farrellton in La Pêche, Que., was at home Monday morning on Chemin Hogan when the dog returned.

The origin of the bones is not known.

Further details have not been released and police remain at the home.