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Human Skull Found in San Joaquin County Irrigation Ditch

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SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY—

San Joaquin County Sheriff’s say that a human skull was found in an irrigation ditch near N Staten Island and Walnut Grove roads late Monday morning.

Workers cleaning out the irrigation ditch with a bulldozer came across the skull. The ditch was covered in mud and debris.

Authorities have recovered the skull, with the Department of Justice running further tests.

The investigation is ongoing.

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