Bones found on M5 slip road (Falfield)

Posted on Tuesday 6th October 2009 at 11:41 pm by SH (Editor)

Police have confirmed that bones found in bushes beside the slip road at junction 14 of the M5 are human.

They cannot say what is the sex or age of the remains, or how long the bones had been there. Crime scene investigators are continuing their work at the scene, while uniformed officers conduct a search of the surrounding area.

Later today the bones are expected to be removed for further examination by the pathologist.

Source: Avon and Somerset Police

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2 Responses to “Bones found on M5 slip road (Falfield)”

  1. SH (Editor) Says:

    The Bristol Evening Post has an update on this story today (Wednesday): Post mortem due on Bristol motorway bones.

  2. SH (Editor) Says:

    BBC News reports that the bones are those of Melanie Hall, who disappeared from Bath in 1996.