State delays Indian reburial in Putnam

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The proposed reburial of 600 American Indians unearthed in Putnam County has been caught up again in red tape.
By Veronica Nett Staff writer

In September, Ohio State University officials turned the remains over to the West Virginia Division of Culture and History. Putnam County Commissioner Joe Haynes thought the bones would be quickly reburied.

Instead, state officials say they plan to re-inventory the remains and artifacts and try once again to find a tribe to claim them.


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