October 25, 2014
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Clark County coroner says an anthropologist may be brought in to determine whether a bone found amid recycled waste at a North Las Vegas trash transfer station is human or animal.
Coroner Michael Murphy said Thursday that investigators couldn't immediately tell the origin of what appears to be a leg bone turned over to medical examiners Wednesday morning at the Republic Services facility on Cheyenne Avenue.
Officer Chrissie Coon says North Las Vegas police were told the bone had been found and set aside sometime within the last two weeks.
Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.