State: Radar to probe for bodies at former Oregon asylum

KTVZ - 05-21


SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Oregon will use ground-penetrating radar to search for bodies buried at the former Oregon State Insane Asylum. The Statesman Journal reports Tuesday that the facility, which opened in 1883, once had a cemetery -- but all the 1,500 bodies buried there were exhumed in 1913.