RCMP in North Battleford, Sask., are investigating the discovery of human remains in an abandoned home in the city.

A caretaker found the body at the building on the 1900 block of 99th St. on Tuesday at around 3 p.m. CST, police said.

Police haven't yet identified the remains.

Investigators had the scene cordoned off Wednesday morning. Police said it appeared the body had been at the home for some time.

An autopsy was scheduled for Wednesday in Saskatoon.