Lakeland Man Finds Skull In Plastic Container

woods_2013A Tampa man searching for scrap metal in a Lakeland wooded area ended up finding a container of human bones Tuesday morning, according to a report from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.

Homicide detectives are investigating to get to the bottom of what happened.

John Sargent, 50, was on the lookout for metal on North Wabash Avenue between Memorial Boulevard and Crutchfield Road, when he found a large blue container minutes before 9 a.m. Tuesday.

Inside the container, he saw a human skull and some bones. There were also more bones scattered near the container.

Sargent called the sheriff’s office to report the human remains.

Detectives and crime scene investigators responded, processing the scene and searching for additional evidence.

Source: ABC Action News