Sheriff: Bones in Anderson Co. cave probably from Indian burial ground

CLINTON, Tenn (WVLT) -- What appeared to be a new find of bones in an Anderson County cave, may in fact, be an old find.

Anderson County Sheriff Paul White says he believes some bones found in a cave in the Andersonville community yesterday, will be Indian bones.

In fact, White says he remembers a call in the late 70s or early 80s where officers were called to a cave in the same area for a report of human bones. Those bones turned out to be Indian bones from an old burial ground.

White says he can't say for sure, but he thinks it may be the same cave.

The bones were found this time by kids playing in a cave on private property. The owner chased the kids away, but one of them told a relative about the find.

Volunteer TV reporter Mike McCarthy was on a ride-along with the Anderson County deputy who responded to the scene last night.

The bones were taken to the University of Tennessee to be analyzed by anthropologists.

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