Couple find skull while walking dog in Petersburg

Couple find skull while walking dog in Petersburg

POSTED: Tuesday, August 14, 2012 - 1:00am

UPDATED: Tuesday, August 14, 2012 - 1:04am

A couple was walking their dog along the Appomattox River, where they spotted a human skull.

Police say around 11 a.m., the couple discovered the skull in a mud bed.

It is believed to be a historical find, possibly dating from the Civil War or from an earlier period.

A detective from the Petersburg Police Department went to retrieve the skull, and it will be going to a medical examiner on Monday.

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