Human remains found buried beneath orchestra pit at Ohio music hall

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CINCINNATI, Ohio -- Human bones have been found buried beneath an orchestra pit at the Cincinnati Music Hall.

WCPO reports that construction crews have been in the process of renovating and making improvements to the hall. When they moved to the orchestra pit, they found the remains.

An archaeological group eventually identified six grave shafts with wooden coffins in the same area. Bones from an estimated four people in all were found.

Experts say before the music hall was built in 1928, part of the property was used as a burial ground. When construction began on the music hall, remains were removed and buried elsewhere.

Archeological group Gray and Pape said in a press release: "It’s hoped that further analysis of the remains, as well as historical research, will reveal more details about the lives of those found beneath Cincinnati’s Music Hall."

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