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Human bone discovered in Cornwall cemetery

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Human bone discovered in Cornwall cemetery
The entrance to St. Columban's Cemetery has been cordoned off with police tape. A CPS vehicle is visible in the background (Nick Seebruch/ Seaway News).

CORNWALL, Ontario – Cornwall Police Service (CPS) has confirmed that they are investigating the discovery of a human bone found in St. Columban’s Cemetery on Eleventh St. in Cornwall

CPS report that the bone was discovered on Thursday, Oct. 10.

As of Friday afternoon, police still had the cemetery cordoned off with police tape, and the CPS forensic unit was still on-site conducting an investigation.

CPS Communication Officer Stephanie MacRae said that she could not comment on the age or origin of the bone as those details were a part of on an ongoing investigation, she did confirm however, that foul-play was not suspected.

CPS is working with the Regional Coroner’s Office to complete the investigation.

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Jenni MacDonald, Dominion Lending, Cornwall, Ontario