Bell County: Hunter finds human skull in rural area

Bell County deputies are investigating after a hunter found a human skull over the weekend in a rural area outside of Temple. (File)
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BELL COUNTY, Texas (KWTX) Bell County deputies are investigating after a hunter found a human skull over the weekend in a rural area outside of Temple.

The discovery was reported just after 8:30 a.m. Saturday south of State Highway 53 between Seaton and Zabcikville.

“At this time the identity, sex or age of the human skull has not been determined,” Bell County sheriff’s Maj. T.J. Cruz said in a press release Monday.

The skull will be sent to the Southwest Institute of Forensic Sciences, he said.