Officials in the UK said that the human remains were found by a person passing by in a field in Nottinghamshire
An investigation has been started by the police in UK after human remains were discovered in by a person passing by in Nottinghamshire.
According to the Independent on Thursday, April, the boy was discovered in the woodlands on Coxmoor Road in Sutton-in-Ashfield.
The area has been cordoned off by the Nottinghamshire Police shortly after the remains were found.
The area has also been designated as a no fly zone, restricting the use of drones, as investigations are being conducted by specialist officers.
Local reports state that a tent has been set up close to the remains and scientists, including an anthropologist, are helping with the investigations.
Claire Rukas, Superintendent for the County said that “We are in the very early stages of an investigation after human remains were found in a field by a member of the public”.
He also said, “We are now carrying out extensive work to determine the identify of the individual and the circumstances surrounding their death. The public can expect a large police presence in the area for the next few days.
“This will obviously be concerning news for local residents and as soon as we have more information we will be sharing this with the public”, he concluded.
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