Anchorage police are investigating after human remains were found along the Seward Highway Wednesday morning.

The remains were found near the roadway at Mile 108 near the Rainbow trailhead, about two miles south of Beluga Point. Police responded to the area at 9:14 a.m.

The Anchorage Police Department says the investigation is in its early stages and does not expect to know more until the medical examiner completes an autopsy.

No other details, including the identity of the victim, cause of death and how long the remains have been there, were released.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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