An investigation was opened once human remains were discovered Monday behind a Burger King restaurant in Macon, Georgia.
Coroner Leon Jones told WGXA the scene was located off Romeiser Drive, the outlet reported.
A person walking through the wooded area noticed the body and then called 911 to alert officials. Meanwhile, authorities found no skull, and Jones noted bones and skin were all that remained of the corpse.
Video footage showed several vehicles parked in a densely wooded area on what appeared to be a dirt road and down a hill from a building:
The Macon-Bibb County Coroner Office website said it operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and detailed its work:
Coroner Leon Jones and his staff