Body parts found in buckets on Detroit's west side

(WXYZ) - Detroit Police say body parts were found in two buckets on the city's west side.

It is believed the body parts found in the 15700 block of Freeland belong to the same person.

Police say a resident went to borrow a hose from his neighbor's garage when he smelled a foul odor. That's when he saw the buckets and called the authorities.

“I smelled something stinky,” said Terrence Hayes. 

Hayes saw his garden hose stuck underneath two large containers that had the putrid smell.

"It was like a plastic container, blue and it had two clips on it that you pop open and duck tape wrapped around it to seal it.  It was sealed,” said Hayes.  “Flies were flying all around it.  That’s what got my attention.  I said, something is in that box.  So I opened up one, and it was cement.  Cement with something in it,” said Hayes.

Hayes had found body parts covered in cement.  A foot and head were sticking out of the cement in the containers.  Police said someone was trying to hide the remains, which appear to have been in the garage for less than a week.

Neighbors feared the body parts belonged to the homeowner, but police tell 7 Action News they have enough evidence to believe the body is not that of the homeowner.

Police say they are now looking for a few people of interest. 

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