Ohio Teen Finds Bones Likely Native American

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

West Jefferson, Ohio (AP) -- A teenager has found human bones along a central Ohio creek, and a coroner believes they're most likely native American remains at least 160 years old.

An arrowhead and a piece of claw-tooth jewelry were discovered nearby.

West Jefferson High School junior Jacob Ramey stumbled upon bones from a nearly complete male skeleton during a Sunday hike with friends along the banks of the Little Darby Creek.

The 16-year-old sent a cell phone photo to his mother, who advised him to call police.

Madison County sheriff Jim Sabin says his top concern is that the remains are properly reburied.

(Copyright 2009 by the Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

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