09/03/2014 04:35 EDT | Updated 11/03/2014 05:59 EST

RCMP in west-central Alberta investigate discovery of young girl's remains

SUNDRE, Alta. - The Mounties have called in their major crimes unit to investigate the discovery of a girl's remains in west-central Alberta.

RCMP say officers found the remains in a vehicle on a rural road near Sundre on Tuesday.

They say a woman is in custody, but there's no word on charges.

Police say they'll be able to release more details once an autopsy is completed.