Hunters Find Human Skull in Conservation Area in Blandford, Massachusetts

The skull was transported to the chief medical examiner's office for testing and possible identification

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The Hampden District Attorney's Office is investigating after a hunter discovered a human skull in a conservation area in western Massachusetts.

The district attorney's office said state police were notified Sunday morning that a resident had discovered a human skull off Herrick Road in the Knittel Conservation Area in Blandford.

Searches of the area on Sunday and Monday did not result in the discovery of any other remains, according to state police.

The remains were transported to the chief medical examiner's office for testing and possible identification.

The discovery does not pose a current public safety threat, according to the district attorney's office.

State police are continuing to investigate and urged anyone in the area to keep an eye out for personal belongings such as clothing or other items and to call 911 if they find anything.

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