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Human remains found near a canal in Walsall

Map showing approximate location where the human remains were found. Credit: ITV News Central

Human remains have been found near a canal in Walsall.

Police have launched an investigation after the discovery was made near the waterway by Alumwell Park in Alumwell, Walsall.

Officers were called just after 3.15pm yesterday.

A police spokesman said officers have sealed off the scene and are conducting an investigation.

Police are not treating the discovery as murder, but said that the death was ‘unexplained’.

A forensic post-mortem examination will also take place in due course.

The site is close to the West Walsall E-Act Academy and Walsall Manor Hospital.

Human remains have been found near a canal in Walsall Credit: PA

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