Human remains discovered in wooded area

HRP release:

Police are investigating human remains that were found in Halifax yesterday.

At approximately 3 p.m. police received a report of what was believed to be human remains in a wooded area near the 2200 block of Purcells Cove Road. Officers located the remains at that location and the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner Service has confirmed them to be human. At this time, the remains have not been positively identified.

Investigators from the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are investigating and as the investigation is in the early stages no further information is available at this time.

Investigators are asking anyone with information in relation to the remains to call police at 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at or via the P3 Tips App.

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