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Skeletal Remains in Lake Eufaula 'Prehistoric'

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McALESTER, Okla. (AP) - The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says skeletal remains found at Lake Eufaula are from prehistoric times.

Officials on Tuesday said a nearly complete skeleton was recovered and forensic experts determined the remains were from one person. Initially, officials reported that there were bones from two people.

Investigators reportedly initially suspected foul play because a cinder block wrapped with a cable was found weighing down the bones. Pittsburg County Under sheriff Richard Bedford says the weight could be from an old trot line and its presence coincidental.

Officials are contacting local Indian tribes to arrange a proper burial.

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