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Police in north Wales still trying to identify a skeleton found six months ago

Police in north Wales are stil trying to identify a skeleton found in Clocaenog forest six months ago.

Last November, a GB Rally spectator found a human skull in the forest near Brenig Lake. Crime Scene Investigators and forensic experts combed the forest floor near Clocaenog for five weeks to recover a skeleton.

Forensic experts are working to identify the man's body and say that he may have been killed over a decade ago.

Police are still trying to identify the skeleton found Credit: ITV Cymru Wales

The DNA profile from the bones, confirmed it to be a middle aged man of more than five feet eight, however there has still been no DNA match.

It's hoped that teeth found at the scene might reveal the man's identity. An ontologist hopes a dentist might recognise his work on a patient.

Experts want to identify the skeleton through teeth found at the site Credit: ITV Cymru Wales

He’d not been dentally aware in his younger life so he went to great lengths to get some expensive dental treatment done of very high quality and that has formed the basis of my dental examination. Hopefully there is sufficient teeth there with sufficient evidence, almost to act as a calling card so that somebody can identify this person

– Dr John Rosie, Ontologist

You can see more on this investigation in the crime series ‘Y Ditectif’ on S4C tonight at 9.30pm.