Authorities investigating human remains found near Arkansas River
BY KENDRICK MARSHALL World Staff Writer
Sunday, January 27, 2013
1/27/13 at 6:09 PM
Authorities are investigating the discovery of human remains near the Arkansas River west of downtown Tulsa.
Hikers walking along the 4900 block of West 12th Street discovered bones about 1 p.m. near the river, the Tulsa County Sheriff’s office said.
A preliminary investigation determined the bones were human remains.
A skull was found with a hole in it, authorities said.
The Medical Examiner will determine how old the remains are and the nature of the hole in the skull, officials said.