2018-08-01

Unconfirmed human remains found in Lunenburg



RCMP Southwest Nova Major Crimes unit is investigating after "unconfirmed" human remains were found on July 26 at a construction site in Lunenburg.

On July 26, members of Lunenburg District RCMP responded to a call that indicated a worker at a construction site had made a discovery, believed to be unconfirmed human remains.

The worker was using an excavator, and while moving dirt from one area to another, located a glass jar, that appeared to have been there for a significant period of time.

RCMP Forensic Identification Services also assisted in gathering evidence at the scene. The jar and its contents were transported to the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner's Service for examination. The investigation into this incident is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this is asked to contact the RCMP Southwest Nova Major Crimes Unit at 902-679-5561. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.

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