Slidell police say man found human skull while hunting

November 11, 2017 - 8:28 am

According to the Slidell Police Department, a man out hunting made a gruesome discovery Friday morning.

Officials say the man was in an area adjacent to Palm Lake around 11 a.m. when he found what he believed to be a human skull.

He called police, who turned the skull over to the St. Tammany Parish Coroner's Office.

Authorities said there were no immediate signs of foul play and no other skeletal remains found in the area.

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries also came to the scene, and officials said the investigation is ongoing.

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