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An investigator examines a skull found Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, on what will be the site of a new CVS Pharmacy in Hastings, Minn. Chad Richardson/Hastings Star Gazette
An investigator examines a skull found Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, on what will be the site of a new CVS Pharmacy in Hastings, Minn. Chad Richardson/Hastings Star Gazette

Skeletal remains found at site of new Hastings pharmacy

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HASTINGS, Minn. -- Skeletal remains were found Wednesday afternoon by crews working on a new CVS Pharmacy in Hastings.

Authorities secured the area, and early indications are that the remains have been there for “many years,” said Hastings Police Chief Bryan Schafer.

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The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension was contacted and sent the medical examiner’s office. A team of archaeologists was dispatched to Hastings to begin the process of recovering the remains, which will be examined in a laboratory to learn as much as possible about them.

Crews worked into Wednesday night to recover all the remains.

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