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
Dead good zombies raise hundreds for Rugby kids

A HUNDRED zombies shuffled and moaned their way through the ...

Solihull Observer
Sumatran Tigers get in the Halloween spirit

IT MIGHT just look like a traditional Halloween game, but ...

Leamington Observer
Campaign to honour Leamington VC hero

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to honour a Leamington solider ...

Redditch Standard
Don't let STIs give you a fright

STOPPING the past from spooking you and protecting yourself from ...

Business Directory »

See your advert here »