Tropical Storm Irene reveals human remains

Published on September 22nd, 2011 | by Admin


As Tropical Storm Irene blasted through Connecticut it uncovered human remains from what may have been a Native American burial site.

Part of Linden Avenue collapsed from the storm and neighbors of a beach there found what they believed were human bones protruding from the embankment that the storm eroded and called Branford police. Those bones, experts have determined, likely came from an ancient Native American burial site.

Police responded to the eroded area on Aug. 29 and brought the bones to the Connecticut State Medical Examiner’s Office, who determined the bones were human, and possibly of Native American origin.

[Full story]

Story: LeAnne Gendreau, NBC | Photo: NBC

Tags: , , , ,

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  • Follow me on Twitter!   Subscribe to my RSS feed!
  • Question of the Moment

    "Intellectuals solve problems; geniuses prevent them." - Albert Einstein

    View Results

    Loading ... Loading ...
  • Sponsors

  • Archives