Alabama officials investigating weekend discovery of human skull

Published 9:56 am Monday, August 17, 2020

Shelby County officials are investigating the weekend discovery of a human skull.

Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call shortly after 11:30 a.m. Saturday to the area of Twin Creek Drive in the Shelby community where they found and examined what appeared to be an adult human skull.

According to local news sources, investigators searched the area but no additional remains were found. The skull was removed by the Shelby County Coroner’s Office for forensic testing and identification by the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office at 205-669-4181 or investigators at 205-670-6283. Tipsters can also call Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777 or submit tips via their website at