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Likely Human Jawbone Discovered

What’s believed to be a human jawbone has been discovered in Nevada County. Sheriff Keith Royal says it was spotted in Deer Creek, near Scotts Flat Lake, Friday evening, by a recreationist…

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Royal says no other bones have been discovered…

click to listen to Sheriff Royal

Royal says the bone is being sent to a forensic dentist to confirm the bone is human and try to find a match. If no match is found, the bone will then need to go through the much lengthier process of DNA testing.

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