A human skeleton has been found in an unused building at the University of California, Berkeley, police said last week.
In a statement to CNN, police said that “skeletonized” human remains had been discovered “in a building which has not been occupied for many years” on the school’s Clark Kerr Campus, which is a mile away from the main campus. The unused building is a residential hall complex and event space in an area described by the university as “a mini-neighborhood with Spanish mission-style architecture, tree-lined courtyards and access to nature and hiking trails.”
“It is not clear how many years they have been there,” police said in the statement to reporters. “There are no outstanding cases of missing individuals from the campus community.”
Police also said the