Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Human remains found near Tesco Portsmouth petrol station

Tesco, North Harbour Image copyright Google
Image caption Police said the discovery was made in undergrowth beside the Tesco petrol station

Human remains have been found next to a supermarket petrol station in Portsmouth.

The discovery was made in undergrowth at the Tesco Extra store in North Harbour at about 11:00 GMT.

A Hampshire spokeswoman said a cordon was in place to protect the area.

"At this current time we are unable to confirm any further details as investigations are at a very early stage," she added.

Police said a post-mortem examination of the human remains has been carried out but no further details have been released.

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