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Lauren Beukes
1 minute read
19 Feb 2019
8:10 am

Child’s skeletal remains uncovered on Durban’s Bluff

Lauren Beukes

A similar discovery in the Bluff, Durban area was made in December last year.

Local search and rescue teams at the excavation site.

Emergency services were called out to the site of a water treatment plant in Bluff on Monday afternoon, where excavations uncovered skeletal remains which are believed to be that of a child, reports Southlands Sun.

The water treatment plant is currently under construction.

An inquest has been opened at Brighton Beach SAPS for investigation.

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In December last year, a similar discovery was made on a Bluff property, where skeletal remains found were estimated to be between 90 and 100 years old.

Workers made the shocking discovery of a human skeleton at a depth of about one and a half metres while they were digging a trench.

Updates to follow as more information comes to light.

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