Human remains found in Kent field after murder arrest

The remains of a 60-year-old man have been dug up in a Kent field by police investigating a murder.

Officers and forensic experts, unearthed the body of Lee Clement, in Partridge Wood, Brabourne, on 10 March, the Met Police revealed on Thursday.

The force was made aware of the site following the arrest of a 30-year-old man in Plumstead, south-east London on suspicion of murder two days earlier.

A post-mortem examination has failed to determine the cause of his death.

It is believed the remains of Mr Clement, of no fixed address, may have been at the site for several years.

Officers from the Met Police and Kent Police took part in the search.

The 30-year-old man, also of no fixed abode, held on suspicion of murder has been bailed to 25 March while the police investigations continue.

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