Hampshire Constabulary have confirmed that following a call from a member of the public human remains have been recovered from a beach on Spring View near Appley on the Isle of Wight.
A member of the public contacted Police following the grim discovery of just before 10.30am on Thursday 5th July 2018.
Police say they’ve (The remains) have been under the sand for a considerable amount of time.
The remains will be recovered in due course for analysis and officers say enquiries are ongoing.
Hampshire Constabulary have confirmed that an error was made in their statement yesterday; the remains were found at Springvale near Ryde, not at Wootton Bridge as previously reported.