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Human remains found at Schofield construction site

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS (HawaiiNewsNow) – The Army says that archaeological and cultural monitors discovered suspected human remains on a Schofield Barracks construction site, Friday, while supervising a routine ground excavation. Dr. James Pokines, a forensic anthropologist with the Oahu –based Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command, confirmed on Saturday that the remains were human.

Officials cordoned off the area of the discovery with protective fencing, and all construction at the site been halted until further notice. Notifications of the discovery have been sent to Hawaii State Historic Preservation Office and the Oahu Burial Council. The age and origin of the remains is unknown.

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