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Bones Found In Chatham Backyard

CHATHAM (CBS) -- Construction workers at a house in Chatham got a surprise Thursday when they dug up some human bones.

The crew was preparing the backyard for a swimming pool when they made the discovery at the house on Uncle Albert's Drive.

Bones found in Chatham backyard. (WBZ-TV)

Police say they believe the bones could belong to two or three people.

Work has stopped while investigators try to figure out the age and origin of the remains.

There have been several discoveries of bones in Chatham and officials have identified some of them as belonging to Native Americans.

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