Enbridge Contractors Find Human Skull at Indiana Work Site

Posted at 8:25 AM, Jan 22, 2014
and last updated 2014-01-22 08:25:10-05
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PORTER COUNTY, Ind. — Contractors at an Enbridge pipeline construction site uncovered a human skull on Monday morning, leading to a full police investigation.

According to The (Munster) Times in Indiana, the skull was found about 9:45 a.m. by crews installing the new Enbridge pipeline in Liberty Township.  The scene was treated like a crime scene, and police searched for additional materials, but nothing else was found.

The skull is described as being intact, except for a missing jaw bone.  A forensic anthropologist is being brought in to help investigate the case.