Work halted Thursday afternoon at a construction site in Philadelphia’s Old City neighborhood when human remains were discovered in what was once an 18th-cenrury burial ground. A team of professionals quickly was summoned to assess the findings for historical value before transporting them to their final resting place.
Kimberlee Moran, associate teaching professor and director of forensics center at Rutgers-Camden, investigates an 18th-century burial site in Old City. (Emma Lee/WHYY)
Kimberlee Moran is an associate teaching professor and director of forensics center at Rutgers-Camden.
NewsWorks Tonight host Dave Heller met her outside the work site, where she and a group of undergraduate students are gaining a unique hands-on experience. You can hear their conversation below.