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Officers from Sussex Police are investigating the discovery of human bones by a team of road workers carrying out works on the A23. Specialist search and scenes of crime officers have been at the scene yesterday and today. Officers say nothing else has been found at this time.
In a statement Police said they were keeping an open mind at this time, and have not yet formed a view on how the bones came to be there or their age.
Roadworks contractors have found several bones while working by the southbound side of the A23 in Sussex, 100 metres south of the Slaugham junction. Sussex Police have since confirmed the bones are human. An enquiry has begun to find out how old the bones are and how they got there.
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Roadwork contractors find human bones while digging up the southbound A23 in Sussex.