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Re: Human skull in crabpot in westport.
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2014, 05:34:32 PM »
Whatch out, the tribes will lay claim to it and all of the waters surrounding where it was discovered!  :chuckle:
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Re: Human skull in crabpot in westport.
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2014, 06:14:56 PM »
I think they already have :dunno:

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Re: Human skull in crabpot in westport.
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2014, 06:24:04 PM »
Probably wasn't his crab pot.  And I'm sure nobody is going to claim it now!  But, really!  Don't they know you are suppose to cut your bouy loose when you send someone down as crab bait?

Growing up on the Oregon coast it was not uncommon for child molesters to skip town without their car, truck, bank account or any belongings.  Always figured they won a free fishing trip.  Maybe I was wrong and they won a free crabbing trip instead.
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Re: Human skull in crabpot in westport.
« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2014, 06:26:02 PM »
Probably wasn't his crab pot.  And I'm sure nobody is going to claim it now!  But, really!  Don't they know you are suppose to cut your bouy loose when you send someone down as crab bait?

Growing up on the Oregon coast it was not uncommon for child molesters to skip town without their car, truck, bank account or any belongings.  Always figured they won a free fishing trip.  Maybe I was wrong and they won a free crabbing trip instead.


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Re: Human skull in crabpot in westport.
« Reply #5 on: February 21, 2014, 06:32:34 PM »
I see a ten day waiting period to buy a crab or black cod pot in the future.

Maybe they will film an episode of Dexter in the PNW now :dunno:
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Re: Human skull in crabpot in westport.
« Reply #6 on: February 21, 2014, 06:36:43 PM »
but were there any legal crabs in the pot?

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Re: Human skull in crabpot in westport.
« Reply #7 on: February 21, 2014, 06:38:07 PM »
Looks far to big to fit through the doors on a Dungy pot,current must have rolled it into the tunnell and had it hang up,on the mesh.

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Re: Human skull in crabpot in westport.
« Reply #8 on: February 21, 2014, 06:58:36 PM »
Does that protruding bone on the left side of the skull look odd to anyone else?  Not sure what that would be. :dunno:

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Re: Human skull in crabpot in westport.
« Reply #9 on: February 21, 2014, 07:14:20 PM »
I thought the same thing,I  really couldn't tell if it was supposed to be a picture of the front or the back,if those dimples are supposed to represent eye sockets....... wheres the holes?
Does that protruding bone on the left side of the skull look odd to anyone else?  Not sure what that would be. :dunno:

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Re: Human skull in crabpot in westport.
« Reply #10 on: February 21, 2014, 07:25:10 PM »
Not sure what kind of skull that is but it doesn't look human

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Re: Human skull in crabpot in westport.
« Reply #11 on: February 21, 2014, 07:39:50 PM »
Ya there is 2 issues with this skull. Both on the left side of the picture. Not sure what creature this is from.
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Re: Human skull in crabpot in westport.
« Reply #12 on: February 21, 2014, 07:43:04 PM »
doesn't look human, at least today's species.



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Re: Human skull in crabpot in westport.
« Reply #13 on: February 21, 2014, 07:58:32 PM »
doesn't look human, at least today's species.
I agree.  I'm not sure what it is but I think we're looking at the back of the skull and the protrusion on the left is what's left of the bottom of an eye socket.

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Re: Human skull in crabpot in westport.
« Reply #14 on: February 21, 2014, 08:01:09 PM »
Those were the good ole days. When local law enforcement was actually local and had the balls to do what was necessary to deal with evil.

I don't think it's the cops as much as overly politicized management and court decisions by d-bag judges and juries.
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Re: Human skull in crabpot in westport.
« Reply #15 on: February 21, 2014, 08:02:36 PM »
Maybe it will DNA match up with some of the feet that have been found the last few years.

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Re: Human skull in crabpot in westport.
« Reply #16 on: February 22, 2014, 10:32:40 AM »
Don't they know you are suppose to cut your bouy loose when you send someone down as crab bait?

Maybe pervert head makes good bait?  :dunno: :chuckle:
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Re: Human skull in crabpot in westport.
« Reply #17 on: February 22, 2014, 10:53:45 AM »
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Re: Human skull in crabpot in westport.
« Reply #18 on: February 22, 2014, 11:06:23 AM »
Sea lion skull. Got his head stuck in there while he was trying to steal bait so he drowns and the crabs have a hay day on his sorry carcass. :tup:

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Re: Human skull in crabpot in westport.
« Reply #19 on: February 22, 2014, 11:10:54 AM »
Sea lion skull. Got his head stuck in there while he was trying to steal bait so he drowns and the crabs have a hay day on his sorry carcass. :tup:


Ill bet that's right. Its definitely an animal of some sort, big one too.

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Re: Human skull in crabpot in westport.
« Reply #20 on: February 22, 2014, 11:34:50 AM »
Sea lion skull. Got his head stuck in there while he was trying to steal bait so he drowns and the crabs have a hay day on his sorry carcass. :tup:


Ill bet that's right. Its definitely an animal of some sort, big one too.

I would hope that the Grays Harbor coroner could recognize a human skull without the need to ship it off to King County. 

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Re: Human skull in crabpot in westport.
« Reply #21 on: February 22, 2014, 11:59:09 AM »
Excellent hypothesis,the best yet,however,the amount of decay/age to it scuttles it,your thinking is right,but my guess as to current sweeping it into the door/tunnel section make's it a team effort of home run,That protrusion off the side might be a tusk emination point on a walrus perhaps.360 degree photos  from different angles would be a big help.
Sea lion skull. Got his head stuck in there while he was trying to steal bait so he drowns and the crabs have a hay day on his sorry carcass. :tup:

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Re: Human skull in crabpot in westport.
« Reply #22 on: February 22, 2014, 12:07:12 PM »
 :yeah: probably a sea lion that got shot by a trawler last summer

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Re: Human skull in crabpot in westport.
« Reply #23 on: February 22, 2014, 12:11:44 PM »
This says a "confirmed" human skull.
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Confirmed human skull found in Westport crab pot
by Dave Haviland • February 21, 2014

What has been confirmed as a portion of a human skull has turned up in a crab pot near Westport. Undersheriff Dave Pimentel tells KBKW, a fisherman pulled it up Friday morning about 2 miles off the coast, he told officers that he had set the pot last week.

The King County Cornoer’s Officer confirmed later Friday that the skull was human, however they have not released a positive I.D.

Pimental said earlier Friday a crab fisherman found what appeared to be a human skull about 2.3 miles off of the coast.

The fisherman called the Grays Harbor Sheriff’s Office, who met him at the docks, and took the sample into evidence.



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Re: Human skull in crabpot in westport.
« Reply #24 on: February 22, 2014, 12:15:45 PM »
maybe that's not actual pic of the skull  :dunno: I don't think media would ever falsify something like that :chuckle:

 



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