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Human skull found along Kansas River in Topeka

June 30, 2021 GMT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Topeka police are investigating after a human skull was found along the Kansas River.

A member of the public made the discovery Sunday afternoon and then directed police to the skull, said Gretchen Spiker, a police spokeswoman. She said no other skeletal remains had been located, The Topeka Capital Journal reports.

Police weren’t revealing further information about specifically where the skull was found.

Spiker said a forensic pathologist will help will examine the skull in an attempt to identify whose it was and learn more about how that person died.