A homeowner on Sunday was working in his backyard when he found an unusual object.
A resident of Alberts Court in Oakley reported to police that he found something that appeared to be a human hand on his own property.
Investigators on the scene told FOX19 that it was indeed a mummified human hand, but would not disclose any further details.
Homicide units were searching the woods behind the home looking for other pieces of evidence. The hand was put in to a box and removed from the property.
FOX19 will continue to update this story as more information is available.
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