A Harlingen Man Finds Bones in Old Shed

A Harlingen Man Finds Bones in Old Shed

POSTED: Monday, January 19, 2009 - 12:12pm

UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 12:32pm

A Harlingen man finds bones after cleaning out a shed behind his house.
He says, along with the bones, he discovered hair and clothing near the skeletal remains.

Now, Harlingen Police are investigating.The Cerda Family moved into this home three months ago.They are still in the process of settling in.This afternoon, Father of Two kids, Albert Cerda got a big surprise while cleaning out his shed.Cerda says, he's stunned by what he found, after un-locking this old shed behind his home on West Pierce Avenue. "I found six or seven bones, no skull, " he says. He says, the bones freaked him out. "I said, Oh, wait a minute, something's not right." Cerda says he used to work in a slaughter house, so he knows a thing or two about bones.
"I don't think they were animal bones." After making this discovery, he says he called Harlingen Police immediately. They are now handling the investigation. Still, he says, his gut is telling him these bones belong to a human. Police say the bones were taken for lab analysis. It should take a few weeks for the results.

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