Human remains found by hiker along walking trail in Canton

CANTON — Police said human remains were found Sunday along a walking trail in a wooded area.

Police said the remains were found near Red Fox Run by a hiker.

Officials said the unidentified person had been dead for a significant period of time. Police said there is no threat to the public. The State Police Western District Major Crime Squad is assisting the Canton Police with the investigation and the circumstances of the death.

Police haven’t identified the victim. No wallet for ID was found. Police say the death doesn’t appear to be suspicious.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of the death.