HUMAN remains found in a field off Egg Hill Lane in Frankley are being treated as an 'unexplained death'.

This morning (Thursday, September 10) officers responded to a report from a member of the public that human remains had been discovered.

Detective Inspector Mark Walters said: “We are in the very early stages of an investigation and our enquiries are just getting under way.

“We are currently treating this as an unexplained death and no identification has yet been made. While this could be a lengthy process we will update the public in due course.”

Egg Hill Lane has been temporarily closed by police whilst initial enquiries are carried out and will be opened as soon as possible.