Search on for more remains after human skull found in Stoner Hill

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SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – The search is on for more human remains in Shreveport’s Stoner Hill neighborhood after a skull was found in a vacant lot there Tuesday night.

Shreveport police confirm the skull was discovered by a lawn service crew member who was mowing the lot in the 2600 block of C.E. Galloway Boulevard near the Montessori School for Shreveport around 6:15 p.m.

The Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office was called in and confirmed the item is indeed a skull. The search for more remains resumed Wednesday morning with officers canvassing the area. A cadaver dog from the Shreveport Fire Department has also been called in to assist in the search.

A cadaver dog from the Shreveport Fire Department has also been called in to assist in the search for human remains after a skull was found in a vacant lot in Anderson Island Tuesday. (Photo: KTAL/KMSS Staff)
Shreveport police say a lawn crew found a human skull while mowing a vacant lot on Anderson Island Tuesday night. (Photo: KTAL/KMSS Staff)

The discovery of the remains under investigation by the coroner and the Shreveport Police Department. At least three search and recovery K-9 teams are on the scene.

Investigating officers say, once the search for remains is completed, the skull will be sent to the FACES lab at LSU in Baton Rouge to aid in the identification process.


No further information is available pending a forensic investigation that is ongoing


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