Remains Found-Scalping

  In a Aug. 15, 2011 photo, Kentucky State Police Lt. Shannon West inspects skeletal remains found near the Beaver Creek bridge on Louis B. Nunn Parkway in Barren County, Ky. Using forensic science, investigators in Kentucky revealed evidence of a gruesome crime: a woman shot to death and scalped, the only evidence the telltale markings on what remained of her skull. Detectives in a lab determined she was a tall woman, likely of Native American descent. And she was killed in modern times. But thatís where the trail runs cold. (AP Photo/The Daily News, Pete Rodman)
In a Aug. 15, 2011 photo, Kentucky State Police Lt. Shannon West inspects skeletal remains found near the Beaver Creek bridge on Louis B. Nunn Parkway in Barren County, Ky. Using forensic science, investigators in Kentucky revealed evidence of a gruesome crime: a woman shot to death and scalped, the only evidence the telltale markings on what remained of her skull. Detectives in a lab determined she was a tall woman, likely of Native American descent. And she was killed in modern times. But thatís where the trail runs cold. (AP Photo/The Daily News, Pete Rodman)

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