Tuesday, 13 December 2011 - 5:34pm |
National News

Human remains recovered from search site

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Christchurch police investigating the murder of Hayden Miles have recovered human remains from a crime scene at the Ruru Lawn Cemetery in Linwood.

Detective Senior Sergeant Tony Hill says the remains were recovered this afternoon from a location which is still under examination.

A forensic pathologist has been assisting Police at the site today.

A formal identification of the remains has not yet been made. A post-mortem is expected to be held tomorrow.

Hayden Miles' family have been kept fully informed of today's developments.