Human remains discovered in Purcells Cove Road area of Halifax, police say

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Halifax Regional Police say they’re investigating the discovery of human remains that were found in a wooded area this week.

Police were called at around 3 p.m. Tuesday, to a location near the 2200-block of Purcells Cove Road.

“Officers located the remains at that location and the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner Service has confirmed them to be human,” police said in a release Wednesday.

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“At this time, the remains have not been positively identified.”

Police say the investigation is “in its early stages” and are asking anyone with information to call 902-490-5020 or send an anonymous tip through Crime Stoppers.

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