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UT to help probe discovery of remains in Loudon County

Staff Report • Jan 20, 2012 at 11:27 AM

KNOXVILLE (AP) — A man and his son who were scavenging for scrap metal have found human remains.

The discovery on Thursday was in Loudon County near the Roane County line, reported WVLT-TV (http://bit.ly/w1cdqR ).

Sheriff Tim Guider said a human skull and skeletal remains were found in some woods about 200 feet from a road. Police cordoned off the scene and University of Tennessee anthropologists will assist in the investigation on Friday.

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Information from: WVLT-TV, http://www.volunteertv.com/