Police have unearthed what they believe to human bones in the backyard of a Crystal home.
Crystal police announced they found the bones Friday morning. Police Chief John Banick told KSTP that they believe the bones belonged to an infant from several years before.
Officers were told about the possible death on Tuesday while they were investigating a domestic assault at the home, KSTP reported.
Crystal police said Thursday that the digging unearthed bones that may be human. Those bones, along with any other bones that may be found, will be turned over to the Hennepin County medical examiner's office, according to the Pioneer Press.