Vermont State Police say a human skull has been found along a roadside in Danby.
Police say that the skull appears to be that of a young female and that trauma to it indicates that she could have been killed.
Police say a person reported finding the skull along Danby Hill Road on Sunday.
Authorities say the area is being searched for additional remains or other evidence.
Anyone with information related to the investigation is asked to call the Vermont State Police in Rutland.