By CBSBoston.com Staff

DARTMOUTH (CBS) – A piece of what is believed to be a human skull washed onto a Dartmouth beach recently.

Dartmouth Police said Monday that the skull fragment was found on Little Beach on Horseneck Road earlier this month.

It appears the piece of skull washed onto shore and was not placed there.

Police collected the fragment and brought it to the chief medical examiner for further analysis.

CBSBoston.com Staff