Bones found in grassy area of Hoboken

HOBOKEN — Walking through Hoboken, a local woman found small bones from laying on a grassy area at 220 Adams St. Wednesday. The building is one of the city’s public housing facilities.
The largest bones at the scene were smaller than a loaf of bread, and sprawled across different portions of the lawn.
The woman suspected the bones belonged to a chicken, or a very small dog.
City Health Officer Frank Sasso was notified on Thursday and turned the matter over to police. He could not comment on the nature of the bones since the matter is under investigation.
Chicken bones are sometimes used as part of a ritual for the Carribbean religion known as Santeria. It is unknown whether these bones were related to religion, or something more sinister. The religion is practiced by many people in northern Hudson County.

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