2nd person questioned in NYC dismemberment case

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Police guard a sheet-covered plastic bag, left, on Eagle Avenue in the Bronx borough of New York, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. A man out walking his dog early Tuesday morning discovered the dismembered remains of a woman in heavy duty plastic garbage bags, police said. The body is believed to be that of a 45-year-old woman. Her name was not immediately released, and the medical examiner's office was working to determine a cause of death.  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

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NEW YORK (AP) — Police are questioning a second person about the dismembered remains of a woman found in garbage bags on New York City streets.

Police said Wednesday they continued questioning a 23-year-old man who was taken into custody earlier. They have said he made remarks implicating himself.

They're describing the second person as a "person of interest."

As yet, no one has been charged.

A man out walking his dog found the first bag when his pet sniffed it on a Bronx street early Tuesday. Police then found three other bags with remains on surrounding blocks.

Police believe the victim was 45-year-old home health aide Tanya Byrd.

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