Human skull near Oakland Airport

A human skull was found in a business near the Oakland International Airport, police said Wednesday.

Officers who responded to a report of a human skull that was discovered at a business on 98th Avenue near Doolittle Drive at 10:42 a.m. Tuesday secured the skull and notified the Alameda County coroner’s bureau, police said.

The coroner’s bureau took custody of the skull to initiate their portion of the investigation and homicide investigators have been called in, according to police.

A spokeswoman at Pacific Panels Inc. at 74 98th Ave. said company officials have been told by Oakland police not to comment on the discovery of the skull on their premises.

The company manufactures aluminum honeycomb panels for commercial applications. Oakland police said their investigation into the matter is ongoing and anybody with information should call their homicide section at (510) 238-3821 or the tip line at (510) 238-7950.