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English school kids find ancient human remains

A group of English school children came across prehistoric human remains buried in the sand dunes at Crimdon.

Rachel Grahame of Tees Archaeology, said: “The crouched position of the body and the lack of grave goods strongly suggest that this is a prehistoric burial.

“The location of the burial in the cliff, covered by many metres of sand, suggests that the burial took place in the distant past, perhaps several thousand years ago.”

Det Sgt Jim Allen of Cleveland Police said: “The police investigation is standing down, but our main concern is safety of people working with this find, and of the public and to that end I would advise members of the public to stay away.

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Story: BBC News | Photo: BBC News

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