SOUTHLAKE (CBSDFW.COM) – The Tarrant County Medical Examiner and Southlake Police have confirmed that the bones found Monday are human.
The Medical Examiner’s office will now conduct tests to determine if the bones are male or female.READ MORE: New Texas Abortion Law Has Some Clinics In Nearby States Struggling To Keep Up With Demand
Southlake Police say they will continue to work with the ME’s office to determine the identity of the person and the cause of death. Police added that the process is likely to take several months.READ MORE: Governor Greg Abbott Approves Miles-Long Barrier Of Police Vehicles To Deter Migrants In Del Rio
Southlake Police say the bones, discovered by a utility worker around 3:15 p.m. Monday, were scattered and “appeared to have been here for some time.”MORE NEWS: Judge Begins Key Hearing On Boy Scouts Bankruptcy Plan