26 May 2016

Human bone washes up on Timaru beach

11:35 am on 26 May 2016

A bone that washed up on a Timaru beach yesterday has been confirmed as human.

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A member of the public found the bone and handed it in at the Timaru Police Station, where staff sent it off for testing.

This morning the police confirmed that it was a human bone.

They are now trying to identify the person.