The FBI and forensic investigators are examining what officials describe as the skeletal remains of a small child.
They were found this morning in a woods less than a half-mile from the Orlando, Florida, home of missing 3-year-old Caylee Anthony. The Orange County Sheriff's office says a utility worker discovered the remains this morning, but they can't say whether they might be those of the toddler.
Caylee's mother, Casey Anthony, has been charged with first-degree murder in the case. She insists she left the girl with a babysitter in June, but didn't report her missing until July.
A sheriff's spokesman says officials have told Caylee's grandparents about the find.
Her defense attorney tells the Orlando Sentinel he hopes the discovery is no related to their case. He says, "If it is, it is sad day."