UPDATED: Teens Find Skeletal Remains

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Update- The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis is now investigating to see if the human remains found by teenagers playing in rural Macoupin County are those of a missing 24-year-old male. 

Police say the remains were found in Plainview, IL. Police say they believe the victim was murdered based on the evidence found. It is unknown how long the remains have been there but investigators say it has probably been years. 

The area the bones were found are not far from Royal Lakes where 24-year-old Joseph Wilson went missing in 2012. Investigators are now using DNA to determine if the remains are those of Wilson. The results from the DNA could take months to process. 

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