Puerto Rican police make undersea discovery

Jul 31, 2008

(AP) -- Police divers checking a report of human remains off a Puerto Rican beach may have made an archaeological discovery: bones and possible artifacts from a colonial-era ship, officials in the U.S. island territory said Wednesday.



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