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Human remains found in Dorset

Dorset Police searching for a missing man have launched a murder investigation after finding human remains close to Lytchett Matravers which is near Poole.

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Murder inquiry launched after Police find human remains in Dorset

Geoffrey Reed has been missing since Thursday 7th June Credit: Dorset Police

Dorset Police officers searching for a missing man have launched a murder investigation after finding human remains near Lychett Matravers.

Geoffrey Reed aged 57, from Bournemouth was last seen on Thursday 7th June. Police have been appealing for information on his whereabouts.

On Tuesday forensic officers cordoned off houses and woodland close to Lytchett Matravers near Poole. Detectives say it is too early to say if the remains are those of Mr Reed.

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