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27 total burials found in 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre mass graves investigation, archaeologists confirm – Tampa, Florida

Tampa, Florida 2021-06-08 23:17:02 –

Tulsa, OklahomaKJRH) –Archaeologists investigating the Oaklawn Cemetery in Tulsa released updates on Tuesday about the discovery of the Tulsa Race Massacre Mass Cemetery in 1921.

It has been announced that up to 27 burials have now been found since the project began on June 1st.

Press conference officials say that all burials to date have two main factors in common: all burials have been found at the same depth on the ground, and they are all in caskets. is inside.

Archaeologists have confirmed that the onsite lab team is ready for further analysis. This may determine if the burial is actually related to the Tulsa race massacre.

Investigations at Oak Lawn Cemetery have previously pointed out that it can take weeks to identify DNA samples and burials.

read more: Additional burials found in a 1921 mass grave survey

This story was first reported by Sierra Pizarro on KJRH.com.



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