Hunter finds human skull in Slidell wildlife refuge

Hunter finds human skull in Slidell wildlife refuge

SLIDELL, LA (WVUE) - A human skull was discovered by a hunter Friday in the woods of the wildlife refuge adjacent to the Palm Lake area in Slidell, according to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office.

STPSO deputies were dispatched to the area shortly after 11 a.m. Friday in response to a hunter who called to report he had discovered what he believed to be a human skull. Investigators turned the skull over to the St. Tammany Parish Coroner's Office.

There were no immediate signs indicating foul play and no other skeletal remains were found in the area.

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries also responded to the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

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