15th Dec, 2019

Body found in Kempsey is an adult female's post-mortem reveals

POLICE who found human remains in Kempsey last Friday have confirmed they are of an adult female.

The results were revealed following a post-mortem and the bones will now be forensically tested in a bid to find DNA to see if the body can be identified.

Det Ch Insp Carl Moore said:”We are aware this is concerning for the community of Kempsey, the wider Worcestershire area and for those with missing family or friends.

“There is a lot of speculation surrounding the remains.

“These types of discoveries are rare and I would like to reassure people that we are doing our utmost to identify the remains so that a family can have closure and lay their loved one to rest.

“Unfortunately, this can be a lengthy process but ¬†we are committed to identifying who this is and will update the community in due course.”

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