Maine State Police is investigating the discovery of human remains found over the weekend in Casco.

The skeletal remains were found near a home at 196 Poland Springs Road, according to officials.

The residence belonged to Douglass Scott, 82, who died earlier this year, police said. A family member was cleaning out the residence when the discovery was made in an outbuilding on the property.

Police were working to identify the person, and to determine how the person died and how long the body had been there.

Further information was not immediately available.