An orthodontist has confirmed that teeth found under a suspected kidnapper's demolished home are not human.
Onslow County deputies had been investigating what was thought to be human remains found underneath the home off Pony Farm Road. That's where a suspect in a 1962 kidnapping of two young children lived.
Sheriff Ed Brown says a small jawbone with teeth were found at the home. The Medical Examiner's Office said the bones did not appear to be human, but Brown wanted an orthodontist to look at the teeth for further examination.
Neither of the children or their remains were ever found and neighbors were concerned the children may have been buried under the man's home. Brown says in 1991 the suspect's daughter told him that her mother, on her death bed, told about her husband kidnapping the children.
The sheriff learned three months ago the house was going to be torn down and the company agreed to contact him before the floor and foundation were demolished.
A news release says on Wednesday the company found the bones under the floor and it stopped all demolition. Three bones and a pink plastic belt were discovered.
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