Detectives are continuing to investigate the circumstances behind a human bone being discovered in a lake in Stalybridge.
Shortly after 5.30pm on Saturday police were called to reports that human remains had been found at Chadwick Dam on Mellor Road.
Officers attended and discovered a human bone in a dredged pond.
The bone, which is now believed to be a left femur, has been sent off for DNA testing and carbon dating.
Detective Inspective Dave Loughlin, from Greater Manchester Police’s Tameside borough, said:
- Information can be passed on to police by calling 101 quoting reference number 1575 of 24/02/18, of the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.