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Mystery over M6 body: Police probe discovery of human remains

Mystery over M6 body: Police probe discovery of human remains that have been hidden in dense woodland near major motorway ‘for some time’

  • Bones found close to junction nine of motorway in Wednesbury, West Midlands
  • Officers suspect remains, found among woodland, have been there ‘some time’ 
  • Forensic officers seen searching embankment close to railway and River Tame

Police have launched a probe after human remains were discovered in woodland near the M6.

The bones were found close to junction nine of the motorway in Wednesbury, West Midlands, on Monday evening.

Officers suspect the remains, found among dense woodland, may have been there for ‘some time’.

Police have launched a probe after human remains were discovered in woodland near the M6 (officers pictured at the scene)

Forensic officers were seen searching an embankment on Axeltree Way close to a railway line and the River Tame.

A detective was also seen making his way through the trees.

An investigation has been launched by West Midlands Police.

The bones were found close to junction nine of the motorway in Wednesbury, West Midlands, on Monday evening (officers pictured at the scene)

Officers (pictured at the scene) suspect the remains, found among dense woodland, may have been there for ‘some time’

A spokesman for the force said: ‘We are investigating after human remains were found in Axeltree Way, Wednesbury yesterday evening (April 12).

‘The remains appear to have been there for some time and tests are being carried out to identify the victim and establish the cause of death.

‘Anyone with information should contact us quoting log 3826 of 12/4.’

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