A HUMAN body has been found buried in an Essex scrap yard set to be razed for a picturesque holiday village.
The bones were found in at the East Coast Salvage Yard in St Osyth, Essex as workers cleared piles of scrap metal for a caravan park.
Specialist officers are now combing the scene while an expert examines the bones.
The yard is just minutes from a set of picturesque beaches which are braced for weekend revellers.
A spokesman for Essex Police said: “We were called at around 11.50am on Thursday, April 25 after a man found what he believed to be bones at a scrapyard off Cockett Wick Lane, St Osyth.
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“We were called at around 11.50am on Thursday, April 25 after a man found what he believed to be bones at a scrapyard off Cockett Wick Lane, St Osyth.
“We believe the bones may be human and a further examination will be carried out by anthropologist.
“A cordon remains in place and our enquiries are ongoing.”
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