M4 human remains: Area near Swindon searchedon July 2, 2021 at 7:47 pm

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Work to identify the “old remains” is set to continue over the coming days and weeks, police say.

Police sign in Medbourne Lane, Swindon

Suspected human remains have been found close to a motorway.

A large police presence can be seen in woodland off Medbourne Lane, close to junction 15 of the M4 near Swindon.

Wiltshire Police said it could take weeks to identify the “old” remains but specialist officers were meticulously combing the scene.

It said officers expected to remain there “over the next few days and weeks” and would provide further updates when possible.

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