Search continues for remains from Tulsa massacre; none found

 


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...



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