Authorities say the human bones found on a Plum Island beach last weekend were those of an adult male.
Investigators are combing a Plum Island beach after human remains washed up on shore, officials said.
One in 4 men over the age of 50 will also experience a fracture related to bone loss.
Authorities say the bones found in a wooded area of Brockton have been confirmed as human.
New Haven police say superstorm Sandy has revealed a skeleton beneath the town green that may have been there since Colonial times.
Last week, someone found bones at the home that once belonged to the family of Judith Ann Chartier, who went missing in 1982.
A state police dog that was participating in training Thursday afternoon alerted on some bones in a wooded area off Royall Street in Canton. Authorities were not initially sure if they were human bones.