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Possible human remains being investigated near Pottsville. Google maps

A crime scene has been established by police on farmland at Pottsville Road, Sleepy Hollow.

This follows the discovery of ‘suspected human remains’ at the site said a police spokesperson.

‘Officers from Tweed/Byron Police District are investigating after suspected human remains were found.

‘The remains will undergo forensic examination to assist with identification,’ said the spokesperson

‘A crime scene has been established and inquiries are continuing.’

Anyone with information about this is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.


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