Tests Due On Human Head Found In Mepal

A post mortem examination of a human head found at a quarry in Mepal is due to be carried out later this morning.

Mepal Severed Head Location

Officers were called at around 3pm on Monday afternoon (May 16) after a worker at the site in Block Fen Drove made the discovery.

It's thought the remains had been transported over in a skip from 40 miles away in Sharnbrook - north of Bedford.

Sharnbrook 1

Police are trying to find out how long it had been there, and whether it is male or female.

A quarry worker told a newspaper his colleague, who discovered the remains, thought it was a woman but he wasn't sure.

Detective Inspector Jerry Waite, from the Beds, Cambs and Herts Major Crime Unit (MCU), said: "We are conducting enquiries both locally and across the county borders, and would urge anyone with information about the finding to contact us.

"Officers have been carrying out searches at a construction site in Mill Road, Sharnbrook in Bedfordshire, as we believe this is where the remains may have come from."

Anyone with information is asked to call the Major Crime Unit on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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