Bones located – Beecroft

An investigation is underway after skeletal remains were discovered in a drain in Sydney’s north-west.

About 2pm on Tuesday 30 April 2019, police were called to the M2 Motorway, near Castle Howard Road, Beecroft, following reports bones were located in a drain at the side of the road.

Officers from Ryde Police Area Command attended and established a crime scene.

An extensive search of the area was commenced on Tuesday and continues today (Thursday 2 May 2019), with assistance from Police Divers, Police Rescue, Public Order and Riot Squad and Fire & Rescue NSW.

The remains have been sent for specialist forensic examination to determine if they are human.

Inquiries continue.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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