Child's remains found near Chicago park, police say

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Police have closed a lagoon near Garfield Park after a child's remains were found Saturday. (WLS)

Chicago police have closed Garfield Park after a child's remains were discovered in a lagoon there.

Police say someone made an initial discovery late Saturday afternoon.

Officers then conducted a search, which lead to the discovery of more remains.

"I'm just still overwhelmed to hear that, kids are supposed to come into a park and play - not be found dead. That's terrible," said Lovia Hoyt, who lives near the park.

Police have closed the park as marine unit investigators continue to search the area.
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