Human remains found wrapped in plastic are discovered in a Melbourne factory – as police launch murder investigation
- Human remains wrapped in plastic was found at a Melbourne factory on Friday
- Detectives have established a crime scene at a storage factory in Melbourne
- Worker told cleaners found he saw ‘two legs sticking out’ from the body
Human remains wrapped in plastic have been discovered at a factory in Melbourne.
The grim discovery was made by a worker on Friday morning after he ‘saw two legs sticking out of the bag’.
Detectives were called to the storage factory in Oakleigh South, in the city’s south-east and have launched a murder investigation.
Human remains wrapped in plastic have been discovered at a factory in Melbourne
A worker told the Herald Sun: ‘The factory was recently sold and people cleaning it out today made the discovery.
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‘They saw two legs sticking out and was told the body was there for five years.
‘The property was sold maybe two months ago or so … people cleaning out the factory told me.’
The publication reported police believe the remains could be the body of someone who was murdered.
Victorian Police told Daily Mail Australia they were not able to confirm that a body was found, only that suspected human remains had been discovered.
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‘Police are investigating after suspected human remains were located in Oakleigh South on Friday morning,’ they said in a statement.
‘Police were called to a Milgate Street premises shortly after 11am. Homicide Squad detectives are attending.’
A crime scene has been established and tests will be performed to determine if the bones are human and if the death is suspicious.
Police urge anyone with any further information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000