Dogs reportedly found playing with human skull in Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A man in Birmingham, Alabama reportedly told police that he found his dogs playing with a human skull in his backyard.

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According to the Jefferson County Coroner per WBRC, the human skull was found in the man’s backyard on his way to work on Friday just after 10 a.m.

WBRC said the dogs normally roam a large area between the Wylam and McDonald Chapel communities but investigators are trying to figure out where exactly the dogs found the skull. No other remains have been located yet.

The coroner’s office told WIAT that the skull was “heavily weather” and that the person died several years ago.

No further information has been released and the investigation is ongoing.