HUMAN BONES FOUND JUST OUTSIDE SIOUX CITY

SIOUXLAND—HUMAN BONES HAVE BEEN FOUND AT A RESIDENCE IN PLYMOUTH COUNTY.

SHERIFF MIKE VAN OTTERLOO SAYS THEIR OFFICE RECEIVED A CALL TUESDAY ABOUT BONES BEING FOUND AT 32594 FOX AVENUE.

THE INFORMATION HAD COME FROM A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTOR WHO WAS DOING DIRT WORK AT THE RURAL RESIDENCE.

THE CONTRACTOR INITIALLY THOUGHT THE BONES WERE FROM AN ANIMAL, HOWEVER, AFTER EXPOSING A LOWER JAW BONE, THEY CALLED AUTHORITIES.

MEDICAL EXAMINER, DR. SHELIA HOLCOMB AND PATHOLOGIST DR. THOMAS CARROLL ASSESSED THE SCENE AND BELIEVE THE BONES ARE HUMAN.

NO ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING AGE, SEX, RACE, CAUSE OR MANNER OF DEATH HAS BEEN DETERMINED.

ADDITIONAL WORK IS ANTICIPATED IN RECOVERING THE REMAINS.

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