Rhode Island State Police say they are investigating the possibility of human remains found at a construction site in South Kingstown.
The remains were found Saturday evening near where a foundation is being on land adjacent to the St. James Chapel. The church recently sold the land to a developer who is planning to build several homes there.
Church officials told reporters the property at one time belonged to a prohibition-era bootlegger named Danny Walsh.
Walsh disappeared in 1933 and his body was never found.
Police say they have not yet determined if the remains are human.