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Connecticut State Police Investigate Human Skull Found

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EAST LYME, Conn. — Connecticut State Police troopers and detectives were investigating Monday after human remains were found in a residential area in the town of East Lyme.

At 6:51 a.m. Monday, Aug. 15, the partial remains of a human skull were found adjacent to Van Winkle Way in East Lyme, state police said.

East Lyme Police Officers and Troopers from Troop E-Montville responded to the scene.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner was notified and also sent an investigator to assist. Detectives from the Eastern District Major Crime Squad took control of the investigation.

During a search of the wooded area adjacent to Sleepy Hollow Road, detectives discovered more skeletal remains. The remains were taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Farmington to determine cause of death and possible identification through dental records.

The investigation was ongoing, state police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Troop E at 860-848-6500 or text "TIP711 w/ your info to 274637. All calls and texts will remain confidential.

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