Human remains discovered in woods
Human remains have been discovered in woodland near Bristol.
A member of the public made the grisly discovery at around 4.30pm on Thursday and p olice have cordoned off the area near the junction of Merlin Road and Highwood Lane in Patchway.
A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Police said: "A thorough examination of the scene will now be carried out and a cordon has been put in place.
"Our inquiries are at a very early stage so we're unable to go into any more detail at the moment."