Bushwalker finds a SKULL and a ‘large number’ of human bones near a picturesque Darwin beach 

Bushwalker finds a SKULL and a 'large number' of human bones near a picturesque Darwin beach  2
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Bushwalker finds a human SKULL and a ‘large number’ of bones near a picturesque beach

  • Bushwalker stumbled upon the skull while hiking through Darwin’s outskirts
  • Northern Territory Police have established a crime scene near Lee Point Beach
  • ‘The scene has been painstakingly processed,’ a top cop has said 
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A bushwalker has discovered human skeletal remains while hiking along Darwin’s outskirts.

Northern Territory police have established a crime scene near Lee Point Beach, about 20 kilometres north of the CBD.

The remains were discovered on Wednesday and a large number of bones, including a skull, have been recovered.

A skull and other bones have been found near Lee Point Beach, about 20km north of Darwin

A skull and other bones have been found near Lee Point Beach, about 20km north of Darwin

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‘The scene has been painstakingly processed with the use of medical experts, including a forensic pathologist,’ Detective Acting Superintendent Karl Day said on Friday.

‘Further analysis will be undertaken by forensic specialists and until that time we cannot expand further.’

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