Hunters find human skull in Logan County; Search underway

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LOGAN COUNTY, Ky. (WKRN) – Duck hunters found a human skull in a remote area of Kentucky Tuesday morning.

Sheriff Wallace Whittaker confirmed a search of the area took place off Willow Road in Auburn, which is located in Logan County about 58 miles north of Nashville.

In addition to the skull, searchers found human vertebrae. The bones are being sent to a medical examiner’s lab in Madisonville

The Kentucky State Police are helping with the investigation.  Further details have yet to be released at this time.