Some human bones have been found buried in a field, sparking serious investigation as archaeologists are invited.
Police have revealed that human bones have been found buried in a field in South Yorkshire, England.
According to Daily Mail UK, the discovery, in land near Swaithe in Barnsley, was reported to police on Sunday afternoon.
A forensic archaeologist identified the bones as human and an investigation is under way, South Yorkshire Police confirmed. The death is being treated as unexplained and a cordon will remain in place as experts try to determine the age, sex and identity of the person.
At this stage it is still unknown how long the bones have been there, a police spokesperson told the MailOnline.
South Yorkshire Police said in a statement: ‘There is no indication the residents at the property, next to where the discovery was made, are linked or connected in any way.