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Probe launched after human remains found in garden

Police have launched an investigation after bones were found in a garden in Lincolnshire.

Forensic experts have confirmed the bones are human Credit: Christian Charisius / DPA/Press Association Images

The bones, which forensic experts have confirmed are human, were discovered by a homeowner who was digging a hole in their garden.

Police say more tests are needed to establish the age of the bones and determine if they are from an ancient burial.

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Police launch fresh appeal to identify human remains

An unidentified male's human remains were found near the M54 near Telford Credit: ITV News Central

Police are appealing for the public to help identify the man whose remains were found near the M54 near Telford.

They were discovered by a highway worker in August. Officers have put together a DNA profile and released photos of the clothes he was believed to be wearing.

These are the clothes the unidentified man was believed to have been wearing Credit: West Mercia Police

A post mortem examination was carried out last month but the results were inconclusive and the cause of death remains unknown.

Remains of a body have been found in Mansfield

The remains of a body have been discovered at a former garage in Mansfield.

Police were called to Nottingham Road at around 11:00 yesterday morning.

The area has been cordoned off while police investigate and tests will later be carried out to determine sex and identity.

At this stage the death is not being treated as suspicious.

Police identify human remains in Coventry

Hiralal Chauhan Credit: West Midlands Police

Police have confirmed that human remains discovered in a Coventry wood are those of missing Radford man, Hiralal Chauhan.

Mr Chauhan went missing from his home in Coventry in 2009 and despite several public appeals, he was never found.

Wainbody Woods in Coventry Credit: ITV Central

Earlier this year, a man walking his dog in Wainbody Woods came across the human remains.

Mr Chauhan's death is being treated as unexplained and officers are appealing for anyone with information to get in touch.

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