State police: Portion of human skull discovered on New Jersey beach

Posted: Updated:

State police have confirmed a portion of a human skull was discovered on a beach in Egg Harbor Township.

According to state police, a man walking his dog found the skull Monday around 9:30 a.m. on the Egg Harbor Township side of the Ocean Drive Bridge.

State police say the skull was found in the area of tidal water, which leads police to believe it may have washed up on the beach.

The skull has been turned over to the Southern Regional Medical Examiner's Office for further examination.

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."