ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WSPA) – Police suspect foul play after human remains were found in the woods near an Asheville apartment Wednesday afternoon.

Asheville Police responded at 3:35 p.m. to the reports of human remains found in the woods near Verda Vista Apartments located between Bleachery Boulevard, Swannanoa River Road and River Ridge Drive.

The investigation is ongoing at this time. However, police said the death is suspicious and foul play is suspected.

The identity of the victim as not been released.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Asheville Police Department at  (828) 252-1110.