Human skull found by rancher in Gardendale

ECTOR COUNTY, Tx. (KOSA) -- Authorities are investigating after human remains were found in Gardendale on Tuesday.

According to the Ector County Sheriff's Office, a human skull was found by a rancher near a tank battery site.

The rancher and his son were working with cattle when they made the discovery.

The sheriff's office believes that the skull has been there for some time. The coroner's office has taken possession of the skull as the investigation begins.