Apparent gravesite in a Colorado Springs park was for an animal

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A likely sigh of relief for homicide detectives responding to a "possible gravesite" at a Colorado Springs park Thursday night. Police discovered the remains belonged to an animal.

Police were called to Palmer Park and posted the following to Twitter at about 8 p.m.:
"Police out with possible gravesite within Palmer Park. Unknown if human or animal at this time. Homicide detectives responding."

The park is located just southwest of Austin Bluffs Parkway and N. Academy Boulevard and is northeast of downtown.

At about 9:20 p.m. police shard the good news. The remains found belonged to an animal. No other updates are expected for this story.