Human bones found, search underway

POLICE are investigating the discovery of what are believed to be human bones on the NSW Mid North Coast.

It’s understood spear fishermen located a single bone in the water at Flynn’s Beach on Saturday.

A further two bones were located in the water around Flat Rock, east of Nobby Head, on Monday.


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All three bones were retrieved and handed in at Port Macquarie Police Station.

In a statement today, NSW Police said preliminary advice suggests the bones are “possibly human”.

Police divers were on Wednesday called in to help search the area for further possible remains.

“Further examination and forensic testing is being carried out in an effort to secure samples for DNA analysis, with the aim of identifying the person or persons,” police said.

“Any results with be compared with missing person records.”

If you have information for Police, please contact NSW Police on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day. 

You can report also information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via nsw.crimestoppers.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

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