Bones, perhaps human, found during Aurora construction dig

A construction crew in Aurora on Wednesday unearthed bones that appear to be human, police said.

At about 10 a.m. Aurora police received a call about the discovery near East Smoky Hill Parkway and South Powhaton Road, according to a news release. The caller told police an excavation crew found what appears to be human bones.

Police and the Arapahoe County Coroner’s Office responded to the scene where the bones were secured by officers until a forensic dig and thorough search of the area is completed, the release said.

After the bones are removed from the area a final autopsy will be performed by the coroner’s office.

Anyone with information on the discovery is asked to call police at 303-739-6127.


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