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Apparent Skull Found in NYC Park

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    Police investigate after workers find what appeared to be a human skull in a Queens park Thursday

    Authorities are investigating after workers found what appeared to be a human skull inside a black garbage bag in a New York City park Thursday.

    Workers were cleaning Peters Field Park near 183rd Place and Henderson Avenue in Hillside, Queens when they found the bag near a fence bordering the Long Island Rail Road tracks. 

    A neighbor who lives next to the park said he was alerted to the grisly find when he hard the surprised workers shouting.

    "There was a commotion," said Cumar Richardson, who brings his son to the playground. 

    The medical examiner's office will determine if the skull is actually human. Police are investigating.


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