Suspected Human Bones Discovered by Utility Crew in Beltrami County

BELTRAMI COUNTY, Minn. – Utility crews in Beltrami County unearthed what is believed to be human bones on Tuesday afternoon.

According to the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Department, the 911 center received a call from the workers around 12:40 p.m. to report the discovery.

The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office, Leech Lake Tribal Police Department, Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, and the Leech Lake Tribal Preservation Office and Heritage Sites Program responded to the scene.

No further information was provided about the incident at this time.

The investigation is ongoing.

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