The family of backpacker Eddie Gibson, who went missing 10 years ago, have been told that human remains have been found in Cambodia.
It's emerged that human remains have been found near a lake in Poipet near the Cambodian border with Thailand.
Mike Gibson, Eddie's father, from Hove has said the site has been secured as bones, including a skull have been discovered.
A pair of underpants, possibly Calvin Klein ones which Eddie wore, were found in the area and it is suspected the body found had a broken arm, which Eddie had.
Dental records are also being sent out to help in the identification process.
Nineteen-year-old Eddie from East Sussex went missing in October 2004.
He last made contact with his mother to say he was looking forward to coming home, but when his parents went to meet him off a flight which left Thailand on November 1st, he was not there.
Mr Gibson said, "We do hope it is Eddie so we can bring him home and bring an end to all this not knowing what happened to him."