Human remains found at Hastings construction site

  • Associated Press
  • August 7, 2014 - 6:38 AM

HASTINGS, Minn. — Anthropologists are recovering human remains found by a construction crew near St. Paul.

Hastings Police Chief Bryan Schafer says the bones discovered Wednesday are likely more than 50 years old. The construction workers uncovered the bones at a site where a CVS Pharmacy is being built. Police say the workers called authorities immediately.

Anthropologists called to the scene by police say the remains are from a middle-aged adult. The anthropologists from Hamline University are working to remove the remains from the site, which was secured by police.

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