Officers say human skull found in Virginia is not a Halloween prank

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LOUDOUN COUNTY, VA (WCMH)– Officers in Virginia say a human skull found in the woods is not related to Halloween.  

According to the Washington Post, the Louden County Sheriff believes the skull, which was found on October 6, could be a relic from the early-to mid-20th century.

Officers said there was no indication of foul play and no other remains were found in the area. According to the Loudoun Times-Mirror, what is more unusual is the skull was painted and had drawings on it.

The sheriff made clear there is no threat to the public, and his office is working with the medical examiner and anthropologists to learn more about the skulls origin.

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