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
Addict sold stolen ring for less than three hundredths of ...

JAMES Fallon had no idea a diamond ring stolen in ...

Solihull Observer
Rory McGrath and Philip Pope are coming to Solihull this ...

COMEDIANS Rory McGrath and Philip Pope will be taking to ...

Leamington Observer
Power cut hits Leamington town centre

PARTS of Leamington town centre are currently without power. The ...

Redditch Standard
Birmingham hospital closes doors to county patients

A BIRMINGHAM hospital is refusing to treat patients from Worcestershire ...

Business Directory »

See your advert here »