Search continues for remains from Tulsa massacre; none found
July 17, 2020
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The search for remains of victims of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre continued for a fourth day on Thursday with no remains found during an excavation of a cemetery.
"We continue to be optimistic," that remains of victims will be found in Tulsa's Oaklawn Cemetery, said state Archaeologist Kary Stackelbeck.
"We have only tested a portion of this area overall, so we have more to investigate and more to look for. I continue to be optimistic that we are in the right place," Stackelbeck said.
The excavation that began Monday has been expanded. Searchers have added an augur pr...