Cornwall

Delabole farmland skeleton moved to hospital

Police forensic team in Cornwall
Image caption The skeleton was found next to a stream

The remains of a body found on farmland in Cornwall have been taken to a hospital for examination.

The discovery of the skeletal remains was made on New Year's Day by members of the public, Devon and Cornwall Police said.

They were shooting on farmland near Delabole when the remains were found next to a stream.

The remains are now at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro. An investigation in under way.

No identification has been made. Investigators are trying to establish the gender of the body and the cause of death.

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