Police launch investigation after the remains of a baby found in a park in Kent

Nicola Harley
Police find the remains of an infant in a park in Kent.

Police have launched an investigation after the remains of a child were found in park in Kent.

The discovery was made in Broadway, Sheerness, Kent, at 12.48pm on Saturday, but the age and identity of the child are not known.

Police have said the child was an infant.

Kent Police said the cause of death had not been established yet as officers conducted inquiries at the scene.

A large area near the town centre has been taped off.

A police spokesman appealed to anyone with information about the remains to contact them on 101.

"Those that do come forward should know that the information will be handled in a sensitive way," the spokesman said.

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