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.
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