Investigation launched after human skeleton found in Luton town centre

Beds Police is investigating after human remains were found in Luton town centre on Saturday.

Monday, 16th December 2019, 3:38 pm
Updated Monday, 16th December 2019, 4:23 pm

The grim discovery was made in a bush in Castle Street at around 4.30pm.

Forensic officers from the Beds, Herts and Cambs major crime unit have set up a base in the car park of Our Lady Help of Christians Church and are awaiting the results of a postmortem examination.

A Beds Police spokesman said: "We were called by a member of the public to a report of bones being found in Castle Street, Luton.

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"Police attended the scene and uncovered what appeared to be a partially clothed skeleton. Officers remain on the scene and inquiries are ongoing."