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.
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.