SUGAR LAND, Texas -- Nearly 100 remains believed to be those of slaves were found back in April during construction on land off Highway 90 that belongs to Fort Bend ISD.
Here is what has happened so far since their discovery:
April 6, 2018 - Fort Bend ISD announced a historic cemetery was found at a FBISD construction site.
June 4, 2018 - A judge granted FBISD permission to exhume the graves by hand for forensic investigation.
July 17. 2018 - FBISD announced the 95 corpses may be people who were part of a convict leasing program.
Aug. 27, 2018 - Sugar Land's city manager appointed a task force to ensure the 100-year-old remains are memorialized.
Sept. 5, 2018 - The task force met for the first time and unanimously supported DNA testing the remains.
Oct. 24, 2018 - Sugar Land City Council approved reinterment of the remains at Old Imperial Prison Farm Cemetery.
Nov. 7, 2018 - Fort Bend ISD petitioned a court for permission to move the remains.
Nov. 19, 2018 - A Fort Bend district judge denied permission to move the remains to the cemetery.