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Remains found in Albuquerque near archaeological site

Jul 6, 2018

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Human remains recently found near the Albuquerque spot where 11 women were discovered buried almost a decade ago also is near an archaeological site.The Albuquerque Journal reports a team of archaeologists had been digging in the park just a few years earlier. They were researching a 1,000-year-old food-storage pit, a campsite and pottery fragments found there in 2015.Matt Schmader, an archaeologist on the dig, says it's possible the remains found Tuesday are historical.Police spokesman Officer Simon Drobik says it's not yet known whether the remains found on Tuesday were ancient or connected to the case from nearly a decade agoInvestigators say nearly all the dead women disappeared between 2003 and early 2005 and had worked as prostitutes.___Information from: Albuquerque Journal, http://www.abqjournal.com