North Country News
7:53 am
Thu May 24, 2012

Human Remains Found in Vermont

Vermont State Police say human remains, including part of a skull, have been found on private property that was being excavated in Northfield.  More from WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley......

Police say the skull piece and other skeletal remains found at the construction site will be sent to the Federal Bureau of Investigation laboratory for further investigation.

The office of the Vermont chief medical examiner and a University of Vermont anthropologist determined that the bones are human.

Vermont State Police say investigators are not speculating on the origin or identity of the remains until further analysis is done.

An archeologist for the state Division of Historic Preservation also is examining the site.

I’m Pat Bradley, WAMC News.

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