Coventry & Warwickshire

Human remains found in Coventry woodland

Police have sealed off a small area of woodland in Coventry after the discovery of human remains.

A dog walker found the remains in Wainbody Woods, off Stoneleigh Road, at about 11:00 GMT on Sunday, West Midlands Police said.

Det Insp Stuart Bell said: "The remains have been confirmed as human and the death is being treated as unexplained at this stage.

"Inquiries are ongoing to establish the identity of the deceased."

Forensic experts and a pathologist have removed the remains for further examination, while police searches at the scene continue.

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