EASTON (WBSM) — More human bones have been discovered in Easton.

According to the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office, the possible human remains found on May 1 in Easton have been determined to be “likely a human skull.”

The D.A.’s Office said Thursday that the two Summer Street residents who located it in the stream by their house reported it as “a human skull,” and police who arrived on the scene observed it and determined that was likely the case.

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A search of the area began Wednesday and continued into today. The D.A.’s Office said that during the search, more human bones were discovered.

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Authorities are continuing to search the wooded area by the side of the road.

The State Medical Examiner’s Office took possession of the skull on Wednesday and will forensically test the bones in the coming days and weeks in an attempt to identify them.

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