NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Police say part of a human skull was found near the 300 block of 65th Street in Newport News, Tuesday.
According to Newport News police, a plumber was digging to put in a sewer line when the human remain was discovered.
The remains were taken to the medical examiner where it was confirmed it was part of a human skull.
The home where crews were working nearby was built in the 1920s. Police say the remains could date all the way back to nearly 100 years ago.