LA PORTE, Texas - Police are investigating after human remains were found in La Porte Wednesday morning.

La Porte police responded to a call just before 8 a.m. Wednesday in reference to what was believed to be human remains.

Detectives say the remains appear to be that of an adult’s and were found wrapped in blankets and a tarp.

Police say the body was discovered in an equipment barn at the Bay Forest Golf Course off of South Broadway Wednesday morning. However, after re-tracing their steps, police discovered the body had initially been about 4 miles away at the Spencer Mini Storage in the 11200 block of Spencer Highway.

According to officials, the body was badly decomposed. Police believe the body is of an older person, but they cannot identify whether it is a man or woman's.