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Site preparations to begin Monday for mass grave search

Posted at 6:38 PM, Jul 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-10 19:38:44-04

TULSA, Okla. — The City of Tulsa is conducting site preparations Monday in the search for mass graves from the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre.

The test excavation is expected to take three to six days at Oaklawn Cemetery, according to city officials. On July 13, the work will begin around 8 a.m.

READ MORE: Tulsa Race Massacre mass grave search starts again

The investigation is in partnership with the University of Oklahoma - Oklahoma Archaeological Survey (OAS).

In March, an investigation found a possible mass grave at that location, but COVID-19 forced the test stopped.

For more information about the mass grave search, click here.

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