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Police have confirmed the discovery of a human skull in a former school in New Glasgow.
The New Glasgow Regional Police Major Crimes Unit (MCU) and New Glasgow Regional Police Forensic Unit are investigating the discovery, which came about at approximately 4:50 p.m. Wednesday when construction workers involved in demolition at the former Temperance Street School came upon possible human remains inside the school.
Preliminary investigation has revealed that the human remains have been described as that of a human skull.
The New Glasgow Regional Police Major Crimes Unit and Forensic Unit have secured the scene and continue to investigate in conjunction with the Nova Scotia Medical Examiners Service Office.

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