Couple finds skull while walking dog in Petersburg
PETERSBURG, Va. (WTVR) – A couple was walking their dog along the Appomattox River, where they spotted a human skull.
Police say around 11 a.m., the couple discovered the skull in a mud bed.
It is believed to be a historical find, possibly dating from the Civil War or from an earlier period.
A detective from the Petersburg Police Department went to retrieve the skull, and it will be going to a medical examiner on Monday.