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Investigation launched after human bones discovered in woodland at Biggin Hill near Bromley

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Human bones have been found in woodland in Kent, with a police investigation to identify the remains now underway.

The grim discovery was made in Biggin Hill, near Bromley.

Police remain at the scene Picture: UKNIP
Police remain at the scene Picture: UKNIP

An investigation has been launched by Met Police's South Area Command Unit following the discovery in Main Road last week.

A spokesman said: "Police were called on Thursday to reports of bones found in a wooded area at the rear of a property in Main Road, Biggin Hill.

"Forensic specialists attended the scene. It is believed the bones are human.

"Early indications are that the bones may have been present for a number of years."

Police remained at the scene today with the section of woodland still cordoned off.

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