Utah Division of State History's Derinna Kopp, left, and Arie Leeflang retrieve remains of a human skeleton in Salt Lake City Tuesday, November 8, 2011. A contractor working on a residential home discovered the human remains believed to be nearly 1,000 years old.

Utah Division of State History's Derinna Kopp, left, and Arie Leeflang retrieve remains of a human skeleton in Salt Lake City Tuesday, November 8, 2011. A contractor working on a residential home discovered the human remains believed to be nearly 1,000 years old.

Fremont Indian Remains Found in Front Yard

According to Deseret News, what could be Native American remains were discovered November 7 while workers dug out a water main.

“We said, ‘We better get out of the trench and call police,'” Don Selby, owner of Dependable Plumbing, told Deseret News. “It’s kind of a new experience for us. It was a little bit eerie, wasn’t sure if something went awry.”

Officials from the Utah Division of State History uncovered a full human skeleton they said is about 1,000 years old and could be that of a Fremont Indian.

Read the full story at the Deseret News.

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