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
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
‘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.’