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Body Parts Keep Showing Up At Water Treatment Plants

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In a "Dexter"-like twist, more human remains have been found at a water treatment plant, marking the third time body parts have been found in the last week.

The remains were discovered at the plant in Carson where body parts were found Saturday, ABC reports.

The coroner's office told City News Service an investigator was sent to the scene on a follow-up investigation. He wouldn't say whether additional remains have been found.

The discovery comes days after a woman's pelvis was found at the same location and a torso was found at another plant about 20 miles away.

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Authorities found a woman's upper torso at the San Jose Water Reclamation Plant north of Whittier on Monday. The torso was believed to match a pelvis and set of legs found on Oct. 26 at the Carson plant, the Joint Water Pollution Control Plant.

Update 12:50 p.m.: The third set of human remains apparently belongs to the same woman. The L.A. County sheriff’s office told the Los Angeles Times homicide investigators were treating all the remains as one case.

Update 2:20 p.m.: Third body part found at a water treatment plant Thursday morning has been identified as an arm, sheriff's detectives told City News Service.