Human skull found near Opelika trailer park

OPELIKA, AL (WAFF) - Opelika Police discovered a human skull early Saturday morning.

Investigators were called to the 1700 block of Hurst Street near Brook Haven Trailer Park around 10:47 a.m.

Officers were able to secure the area. The Lee County Coroner's Office was also called to the scene. The investigation revealed that a human skull had been located and it appears to be that of a child about 5 to 7 years of age. The race and sex are unknown. No other remains were located and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is urged  to contact the Opelika Police Department Investigative Services Division at (334) 705-5220, Opelika Police Communications (334) 705-5263, or the Secret Witness Hotline at (334) 745-8665.

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