Police search for evidence related to years-old infant death after unearthing bones

Authorities have unearthed possible human bones while digging in the backyard of a Crystal home.

Police have been looking for evidence at the home in the suspected death of an infant years ago.

Crystal police said Thursday that the digging unearthed bones that may be human. Those bones, along with any other bones that may be found, will be turned over to the Hennepin County medical examiner's office.

A man and woman who lived at the home have been arrested and remain in jail. Authorities have until 4 p.m. Friday to charge the pair.

Officers were told of the possible death on Tuesday while they were investigating a domestic assault.