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Archaeologist investigates human remains found in Crittenden County

A FBI Forensic Archaeologist stated they believed the remains to be over 100 years old.

CRITTENDEN, Ark. — According to the Crittenden County Sheriff's Office, deputies received a call Monday afternoon about human remains found on farm land.

Upon arrival, deputies found what appeared to be teeth. A dentist confirmed the remains were the upper jaw bone and teeth of a human.

Arkansas State Police secured the scene and notified the FBI. After examining the remains, a FBI Forensic Archaeologist stated they believed the remains to be over 100 years old.

A state archaeologist will further examine the scene to see if the area is an old cemetery or burial ground.

We will edit this article with updates as the investigation continues.