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    FL - Tampa Bay, Male Skull, 25-40, Jun'08 - Religious Rite

    http://blogs.tampabay.com/breakingne...skull-fou.html




    -- Tampa police were investigating an unexplained death after snorklers found a human skull near the Courtney Campbell Causeway.
    Saturday afternoon, two snorklers found the skull about 1 mile west of the boat ramp near the Causeway, spokesman Cpl. Jared Douds said.
    Police divers searched the north side of the causeway for additional bones and possible evidence. The search was expected to last until sunset, Douds said.
    “If something else is uncovered or something else comes up, that may change,” Douds said.
    The Hillsborough County medical examiner will attempt to determine the sex, age and cause of death of the person, he said


    Wow this made me think of Oba Chandler right away. The boat ramp is where he took the mother and two daughters out and murdered them, and they where found around they same vicintity. Sure thats coinscidence but it gives me goose bumps.

    Will be interesting to see what else they find.
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    my question is how can they determine cause of death, from a skull?
    not much to go on imo


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    Hi
    Please keep me updated on this ok?Just the skull was found?Do you have a map of the area?

    suzanne


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    Quote Originally Posted by Sleuthster View Post
    http://blogs.tampabay.com/breakingne...skull-fou.html




    -- Tampa police were investigating an unexplained death after snorklers found a human skull near the Courtney Campbell Causeway.
    Saturday afternoon, two snorklers found the skull about 1 mile west of the boat ramp near the Causeway, spokesman Cpl. Jared Douds said.
    Police divers searched the north side of the causeway for additional bones and possible evidence. The search was expected to last until sunset, Douds said.
    “If something else is uncovered or something else comes up, that may change,” Douds said.
    The Hillsborough County medical examiner will attempt to determine the sex, age and cause of death of the person, he said


    Wow this made me think of Oba Chandler right away. The boat ramp is where he took the mother and two daughters out and murdered them, and they where found around they same vicintity. Sure thats coinscidence but it gives me goose bumps.

    Will be interesting to see what else they find.
    Me too. . . the first thing I thought of when I saw the thread title. Now we'll have to wait and see if they can figure out how long it's been there. Honestly gave me the willies. . . what Chandler did was so horrific with that mother and two daughters there had to be more victims.


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    My first thought was Trenton Duckett.


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    Quote Originally Posted by dottierainbow View Post
    My first thought was Trenton Duckett.
    I think they would have mentioned if it was a child's skull and Trenton was so young it would have been readily apparent if it was him that the remains were of a young child.


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    Map

    Suzanne

    here is a map of the Courtney Campbell Causeway.

    1 mile out (where they found the skull) is about parallel with Safety Harbor but closer to the other shore, below upper tampabay park.

    You will have to zoom out a few times, pulling it up by the causeway name did a close up.
    http://www.mapquest.com/maps?city=Ta...geocode=STREET
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    Here's more

    http://www.baynews9.com/content/36/2...+near+Causeway

    TAMPA (Bay News 9) -- Snorkelers found a human skull near the Courtney Campbell Causeway Saturday, Tampa police say.
    Police said the skull was inside of a clay pot floating in the water about one mile west of the boat ramp.
    For hours divers from Tampa police scoured the bay for additional bones but nothing turned up.
    "Right now, we don't want to speculate whether there was an actual crime scene out there or it might be something else involved," Sgt. Alan Draffin of the Tampa Police Department. "It might have been brought out later and put out. We can't speculate on any of that until the medical examiner does a little more research to find out how old the skull is how long it may have been in the water."
    Police say the skull was pure bone, and it appeared to be fairly old.

    A medical examiner will work to figure out the age, gender and cause of death of the person the skull belonged to.

    A clay pot??? Weird...
    They said that it looks really old. By the way I remember reading that artifacts where stolen from an indian mound museum around here last week. You know it may have something to do with that.
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    my heart just moved to my throat.... Amanda Brown.... her body has never been found.
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    I checked and there where artifacts stolen from Weedon Island Preserve but they where some kind of animal bones, no human skulls or pottery.

    This is just bizzare to find a skull in pottery floating in Tampa Bay. Does pottery even float? If it where made of clay you would think it would sink and also if it had been there a long time why didnt someone see it before?
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    I just saw another news story that said the pot was clay and that it was submerged in 4 feet of water. There is a picture of the pot on the front page of www.tbo.com click on the second news story.
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    It is an adult head... so it isn't Amanda. Roy needs some closure. But maybe it will be for some other family of a missing person.

    Did you read some of the comments at tbo? some people should back away from the keyboard until they are not under the influence of whatever it is that they are partaking in.
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    Quote Originally Posted by becca View Post
    It is an adult head... so it isn't Amanda. Roy needs some closure. But maybe it will be for some other family of a missing person.

    Did you read some of the comments at tbo? some people should back away from the keyboard until they are not under the influence of whatever it is that they are partaking in.
    LOL yes I agree. It is the same way on Sptimes.com. They say that when you don't use your brain your IQ goes down. With the unemployment numbers I've seen in Florida recently, I tend to think this is a true statement especially reading some of these comments.
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    Would it have washed up there from elsewhere?


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    Quote Originally Posted by MeoW333 View Post
    Would it have washed up there from elsewhere?
    It could have but the pot looks heavy that it was found in.

    I have not seen anything else about this story locally other then the skull was at USF where the anthropology dept was looking at it to determine sex,race,cause etc
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