Human remains found on beach in North Canterbury

Flowers have been left at Leithfield Beach where human remains have been found. Photo: Kurt Bayer...
Flowers have been left at Leithfield Beach where human remains have been found. Photo: Kurt Bayer
Human remains have washed ashore at Leithfield Beach in Hurunui, police have been told.

Police received the information from a member of the public around 8.30am today.

At this time, the remains are unidentified and the circumstances are unknown, police said in a statement.

Anyone with information or concerns that can assist in an inquiry is asked to contact police on 105 and quote event number P049212549.

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