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Skeletal remains found in Montecito hills will go through extensive examination

An investigation is underway after skeletal remains were found at an undisclosed location in the Montecito hills.
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An investigation is underway after skeletal remains were found at an undisclosed location in the Montecito hills.

MONTECITO, Calif. - The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office says specialists will look at skeletal bones found recently in the Montecito hills.

They were discovered during a work project on private property near Mountain Drive. The location was not disclosed.

The bones are said to be very old and both forensics specialists with the sheriff's office and a Native American expert will do the examination.

The work project has been stopped for now.

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