Enquiries ongoing after human bones found at Melton site
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Enquiries are ongoing after human bones have been found at a site off Scalford Road, Melton Mowbray.
Police were called at around 3.30pm yesterday (Thurs) reporting that the human remains had been found in the ground following work ongoing at the site to demolish some buildings.
Officers attended the area. A scene preservation is in place and enquiries, which are in the early stages, are ongoing.
Detective Inspector Tim Lindley said: “A small quantity of human remains have been found at this stage which have been confirmed as being human bones. Work is now being carried out to determine the length of time they have been in the ground.
“Enquiries are in the very early stages and it will be a lengthy process to establish the full circumstances of this finding.
“At this stage, the findings are not being linked to any other current ongoing investigation.”