Human remains found in wood near Gibbet Hill

28/02 Updated: 28/02 14:48

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HUMAN remains have been in a small area of woodland near the University of Warwick.

Police sealed off the area in Wainbody Woods off Stoneleigh Road after the discovery by a member of the public walking their dog on Sunday morning.

The remains have been removed for examination by forensic experts and a pathologist, but the scene has been preserved while further searches are carried out by police.

DI Stuart Bell said: "The remains have been confirmed as human and the death is being treated as unexplained at this stage.

"Enquiries are ongoing to establish the identity of the deceased."

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