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Human Remains Possibly Found Near NC Grocery Store, Officials Say

The discovery was made near Food Lion in Mooresville on Tuesday.

MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Skeletal remains were found Tuesday near a Mooresville grocery store, and there is a possibility they were human, officials said.

The discovery was made near Food Lion on Williamson Road. 

The business is near a water tower, which sits on land wedged between Lake Norman and Interstate 77. It's a busy, residential area

The bones will be taken to the medical examiner, after which point more information should be released. 

The Iredell County Sheriff's Office is investigating.

Stay with NBC Charlotte for the latest on this developing story.