Bag of suspected human remains found in Suffolk river prompts investigation

August 28, 2020

A bag of bones has been found in a river in Suffolk, which the police believe are human remains.

The discovery was made on Thursday afternoon in the River Stour between Meadow Gates and Croft Bridge in Sudbury, Suffolk.

Police have launched an investigation into the finding after being called to the river at around 4.35pm.

Suffolk Police said: "Officers would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed any suspicious activity close to the river, where a submerged shopping trolley and the bags containing the bones were discovered nearby.

"Alternatively, anyone who has seen the bags in the river or knows how they came to be in the water or who uses the route regularly is asked to come forward with any relevant information."

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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