Human skull found at construction site in Ruidoso

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RUIDOSO, N.M. – Ruidoso police says a human skull was found Monday at a construction site.

Officials say officers responded to 1811 Sudderth Drive around 8:13 p.m. Monday.

Police say the skull was found when construction crews were completing excavation work.

The medical examiner contacted an anthropologist who was able to say those remains are from “primitive times.”

Ruidoso police and the Office of the Medical Investigator will continue investigating. 

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