Elizabeth City Police Captain J.D. Young holds up part of a coffin that was dug up and discarded at Old Oak Grove Cemetery on Friday. He said it’s clear the remains unearthed were not recent burials.
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Elizabeth City Police Captain J.D. Young holds up part of a coffin that was dug up and discarded at Old Oak Grove Cemetery on Friday. He said it’s clear the remains unearthed were not recent burials.

Police probe unearthing of bones

From staff reports

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Elizabeth City police are investigating what appears to be the accidental unearthing of human remains during the creation of a new burial site.

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