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Police believe there's not a gravesite at Nile Road backyard

Nile Road gravesite?
Posted at 6:23 PM, Jan 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-10 19:35:45-05

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Police checked on a home on Nile Drive today to see if there's actually a gravesite in the backyard at a home there.

The new owners started asking questions after they discovered what they thought might be a grave.

Police were able to track down the previous owners who told them the concrete rectangle in the backyard is just a raised flower bed.

And the initials and date written in the concrete are theirs, as was the date it was built.

But just to be on the safe side, police will also double check with the medical examiner's office.

“Going forward to eliminate, and to make it sure that we're 100 percent we've contacted the M.E.'S office,” said Corpus Christi Police Department Senior Officer Jose Flores. “The M.E. will contact an archeologist, they will come out and actually do the survey and dig up to make sure there's no human remains in there, or any remains at all.”

Police hope to have the whole matter resolved in a couple of days.