HUMAN REMAINS: Bones Are 75 To 100 Years Old

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The Iowa Department of Public Safety says two bags of bones discovered in a warehouse western Iowa have no investigative significance.

The bones were discovered May 16th, 2011 in an old warehouse in Dows City. The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office asked for help in the case from the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation.

The State Medical Examiner’s Office examined the bones forensic archeologists from out of state also examined the bones. It was determined the remains belonged to a male and female, and they were approximately 75 to 100 years old.

Because of the amount of time the individuals have been deceased, investigators say the case has no criminal investigative significance.

The bones have been sent for DNA testing and will results will be entered into CODIS.