Crews continued their search in the Shenango River Thursday after partial human remains were found Tuesday in Hermitage.

Pennsylvania State Police and investigators spent the day in Sharon, working to locate a suspected body. 

Pennsylvania State Police confirmed with 21 News this is a continuation of Tuesday's findings in the Shenango River Reservoir near the Golden Run Wildlife Area. It is not clear if police are looking for more than one body.

Hermitage Police Chief Adam Piccirillo said the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) has taken over as the lead agency on this investigation. 

Police confirmed those remains were identified as a white male. His identity has yet to be released.

Mercer County Coroner John Libonati said the age of the victim and cause of death are being investigated. It's also unclear how long the remains have been in the water.

Crews searched Thursday in the Shenango River near Budd Street Public Park in Sharon. Crews were unsuccessful at finding anything they could have potentially been looking for and their investigation will continue into Friday.

Crews using search equipment including an underwater drone to search through the river. It's not clear where PSP's search will take them on Friday.

Chief Piccirillo said the public's involvement is crucial.

If anyone has any information related to this investigation, you're encouraged to call the Pennsylvania State Police Mercer Barracks at (724) 662-6162.

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