Human remains found in wood near Gibbet Hill

28/02 Updated: 28/02 14:48

Latest News

Buy photos » 09.012.040.cov.jm Photo by Jon Mullis

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."

Latest News
Buy photos» 09.012.040.cov.jm Photo by Jon Mullis Latest News
Buy photos» 09.012.040.cov.jm Photo by Jon Mullis Latest News
Buy photos» 09.012.040.cov.jm Photo by Jon Mullis Latest News
Buy photos» 09.012.040.cov.jm Photo by Jon Mullis

Regional news »


Rugby Observer
Anne Hathaway's Cottage needs your Heathrow vote

ANNE Hathaway's Cottage and the Midlands needs your help. Visit ...

Solihull Observer
Anne Hathaway's Cottage needs your Heathrow vote

ANNE Hathaway's Cottage and the Midlands needs your help. Visit ...

Leamington Observer
Leamington Food Festival seach for culinary star

THE SEARCH is on to find the UK’s home grown ...

Redditch Standard
Hospital risk rating increases

THE RISK rating of the Trust which runs the county's ...

Business Directory »

See your advert here »