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February 5, 2015 at 10:42 AM

Crew finds bones on Bainbridge Island, but doesn’t report them for 3 years

The Associated Press BAINBRIDGE ISLAND — A skull and bones believed to be more than 100 years old were uncovered by workers digging a septic drain field for a cabin on Bainbridge Island. The Kitsap Sun reports it happened nearly three years ago but wasn’t reported until last month by one of the workers. The homeowner said he…


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February 24, 2014 at 11:10 AM

Skull found in Westport crab pot going to FBI lab

The Associated Press WESTPORT — A human skull found in a crab pot off the Washington coast is being sent to the FBI crime lab at Quantico, Va. Grays Harbor Undersheriff Dave Pimentel tells KXRO that investigators hope to extract DNA, which may lead to an identification. The partial human skull was found Friday morning in a crab pot…


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August 1, 2013 at 11:50 AM

Skull found in Snake River could be ancient

WALLA WALLA (AP) — A partial human skull found in the Snake River upstream from the Ice Harbor Dam may be from a prehistoric Native American. The Walla Walla County sheriff’s office says the bone was found Tuesday in nearly 5 feet of water by a family looking for clams. The Union-Bulletin reports the skull will be…


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