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Human Remains Found At Minnesota Construction Site

Created: 08/07/2014 7:33 AM KAALtv.com

HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) - 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. They 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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