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January 28, 2013

Human skull found

Remains found near Tulsa at river

TULSA, Okla. — People hiking near the Arkansas River west of Tulsa found human remains and authorities are investigating.

The Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office said the discovery was made at about 1 p.m. Sunday.

The Tulsa World reports that the remains include a human skull with a hole in it.

The state Medical Examiner is to determine the nature of the hole in the skull and the age of the bones, after which, authorities may investigate further.

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