Lab tests continue on human bones found in Buckeye

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Human bones were found in Buckeye (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Human bones were found in Buckeye (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
BUCKEYE, AZ (AP) -

Residents of a Phoenix suburb are anxious for word on whether the bones found last week are those of a 10-year-old boy who disappeared nearly two years ago.

Officials say the bones were found on a farm in the area of Broadway Road and State Route 87 in Buckeye, a few miles from the home of Jesse Wilson, who went missing in July 2016.

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The Maricopa County Medical Examiner's Office has completed a biological profile on the human bones, but officials did not immediately release the findings Wednesday.

[RELATED: Experts say skull may be key to identifying human remains found in Buckeye]

The remains have been turned over to the Arizona Department of Public Safety for DNA analysis.

[RELATED: Authorities waiting for DNA testing to identify human remains found in Buckeye]

Officials say authorities have not ruled out any demographic information on the bones, meaning authorities have not yet determined the age and gender.

[SPECIAL SECTION: The Search For Jesse Wilson]

Buckeye is about 35 miles (56 kilometers) west of Phoenix.


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