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Forensic examination begins after human remains discovered

Police say it may take some time for forensic examination to identify the remains. Credit: PA

Police are investigating after human remains were found in Cornwall.

Officers were called to the area of Tregurrian, Newquay on August 11 - an investigation is underway to confirm the identity of the deceased and establish the circumstances of the death.

Police say it may take some time for forensic examination to establish the identity.

The next of kin of Chad Gibson, who has been missing from Newquay since December 2015 have been informed of the discovery.

If anyone has any information that may assist in the investigation, please contact police:

  • email 101@dc.police.uk
  • call 101, quoting log 680 of 11 August 2016

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Three charged with kidnap after allegedly trying to force a 22 year old woman into a car

All three have been bailed to appear at Plymouth Crown Court on 1 August 2016. Credit: Devon and Cornwall Police

Three men have been charged with kidnap and assault after an incident in Plymouth.

A silver Vauxhall Astra saloon stopped at the location and three men got out. They took hold of a 22 year old woman and attempted to put her in the car by force.

– Devon and Cornwall Police

During the struggle a 34 year old man who was with the woman received a cut wound to his arm.

Three men have been charged with kidnap and assault and have been bailed to appear at Plymouth Crown Court on 1 August 2016.

Police would like anyone who witnessed the incident on 30 June or who saw the movements of the silver Vauxhall Astra when it was being driven to contact them. The car may have been driven erratically.

  • email at 101@dc.police.uk
  • call 101, quoting reference CR/43923/16
  • Information can also be passed anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers, by calling 0800 555 111 or reporting online
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