Human bone found in lake bottom after Elwha Dam removed

PORT ANGELES — A hiker found a human bone on the bottom of Lake Aldwell, which was exposed earlier this year by the removal of the Elwha Dam.

Archeologists for Olympic National Park and the Elwha Tribe determined it was not an ancient Indian.

The sheriff’s office said a cadaver dog indicated there may be more human remains. The Peninsula Daily News reported investigators are digging up the site, which is about a mile south of the Highway 101 bridge. They’re also having a DNA test to compare it with the profile of Karen Tucker, who was reported missing in 1991.

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