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Hunter finds skull near Cainhoy Elementary School

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BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

The Berkeley County Coroner's Office is investigating after a hunter found a skull near Cainhoy Elementary School. 

Authorities say they were contacted on Friday regarding a skull that was found in a wooded area about 100 yards behind the school.

The coroner's office says the skull appears to have been there for some time. 

"The Berkeley County Coroner’s Office and the Berkeley County Sheriff Office searched the area and also found a small bone," Coroner Bill Salisbury said." We will continue to search the area for more remains with cadaver dogs."  

Authorities say the skull will be sent to SLED for DNA testing for identification.

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