THE skeletal remains of a child have been found near the Karoonda Highway in South Australia’s Murray Mallee.
Police were called to the scene, about 2km west of Wynarka, after a member of the public made the gruesome discovery this morning.
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South Australian police are investigating after the skeletal remains of a child were found in the Murray Mallee region this morning.
Police were called to the scene, just off the Karoonda Highway, about 2km west of Wynarka, where they found the human remains.
Forensic investigators were also called to the scene and are investigating.
A police spokesman confirmed investigators had established the remains belonged to a child.
Anyone with further information should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
he skeletal remains of a child have been found near the Karoonda Highway in South Australia’s Murray Mallee.
Police said they were contacted by a member of the public who found the bones this morning just off the highway.
Police are undertaking a forensic examination of the bones and Major Crime detectives have arrived at the scene.
The bones were found about two kilometres west of Wynarka, which is about 130 kilometres east of Adelaide.
Police said the investigation was continuing and more information would be provided “as soon as possible”.