COFFEE COUNTY, TN (WSMV) - Investigators have uncovered a human skull in an unlit area of Coffee County while working another case.

According to Coffee County District Attorney Craig Northcott, a Manchester Police Department officer found the skull in an area difficult to access. It was starting to get dark when the discovery was made so the scene was secured overnight.

Manchester Police Department, the Medical Examiner's Office, and an anthropology team will be working to identify the remains and find out the cause of death.

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