It was previously thought a single, catastrophic event had killed the group of people.
"I think it's appalling, is what it is," said the executive director of a local nonprofit.
"Never put any remains inside of a suitcase. It's just a terrible way to treat that [person]," police officer Genae Cook said.
The partial remains did not allow investigators to identify the victim "with traditional methods," officers said this week.
In 2003, a tiny humanoid skeleton with bizarre features was found in the Atacama desert. It was so unusual that some even speculated it was of extraterrestrial origin.
There is no federal law against dismembering a dead body and selling the parts to any buyer, unless those parts are for transplant or from a Native American.
Desecration of this kind is in violation of international law.
He called the police to have them evaluated.
The Union army forced African-American men and women, born into both freedom and slavery, to build a nearby stone fort.
If you donate your body to science, where does it really end up?
Indiana University returns remains to an Alaska tribe…and bring oranges.