Corpus Christi Police are investigating a discovery of human remains at a garbage collection business at 4414 Agnes Street Tuesday morning, and police have labeled the ensuing investigation as a "death investigation", instead of a homicide.

An employee discovered the human remains at the business among trash and called for emergency services at 6:38 a.m. on the morning of Tuesday, April 15. Emergency Medical Services determined the human remains were a deceased 41-year-old female and the Corpus Christi Police responded with an investigation to determine the circumstances of the personís death.

The Corpus Christi Police Forensics Lab Technicians responded to document and photograph the physical evidence, the Robbery/Homicide Detectives responded to collect information, and Detectives continue to investigate to determine where the woman was collected and if this is the product of a criminal action. The Nueces County Medical Examinerís Office has collected the 41-year-old woman and will conduct an examination to determine the cause of death and notify the next of kin.

Anyone with any additional information about this event should call the Corpus Christi Police Robbery/Homicide Detectives at 886-2841. Anyone who would like to keep their identity secret and provide information to detectives should call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS (8477) or submit the information online at http://www.888TIPS.com. Information provided to Crime Stoppers which leads to an arrest may earn the caller a cash reward.