01/26/2013 07:22 EST | Updated 03/28/2013 05:12 EDT

Human remains found in Richmond

Human remains have been found in a marsh area of Richmond, B.C., police say.

RCMP say that around 10 a.m. PT a work crew surveying the area came upon skeletal remains and immediately called police.

The Coast Guard aided officers and a coroner in getting to the area, police said.

The location of the discovery has not been divulged.