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Human jawbone found near Anaconda

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Posted at 11:28 AM, Apr 23, 2024

A human jawbone was found in the Anaconda area, according to Anaconda Police Chief Bill Sather.

A man discovered the bone Saturday while excavating a septic system in Bear Gulch.

Detectives said the jawbone appeared old. It was sent to the crime lab in Billings for further analysis.

The chief said this may not be a criminal matter.