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Human remains discovered in a field off Coxmoor Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire on 26/04/2023

Human remains discovered, Coxmoor Road

A murder investigation has been launched after human remains were found in a field in Sutton-in-Ashfield.

Specialist officers have been working alongside a team of scientists to determine who the person is and how they died.

On Wednesday, 26 April, construction work was being carried out on farmland in Coxmoor Road when a member of the public came across some bones.

Police were called to the scene and a large cordon was put in place while work was carried out to exhume the rest of the remains.

Extensive work including a post-mortem has been conducted by a team of scientists including an anthropologist.

They can now reveal the remains are that of a male skeleton, between the ages of 40 to 60 years old, and around 5ft 6ins tall.

Any information you may have about who this person might be, or anything you may have heard then we would ask you to get in touch.

Contact Information

If you would prefer to speak to us, please call 101 and ask for Nottinghamshire Police quoting incident number 648 of 26/04/2023.
Alternatively, you can contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their anonymous online form at