Police probe after child's remains found in Kent

Fiona Simpson
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Police have launched an appeal to find a mother after a child's remains were found in Kent.

The discovery was made in Broadway, Sheerness, at just before 1pm on Saturday, but the age and identity of the child has not been revealed.

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

A police spokesman said: "Officers are at the scene conducting inquiries and are keen to hear from anyone who may have information that can help them establish the circumstances.

"As part of their inquiries, officers are also keen to locate the mother of the child to ensure her well-being."

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

Anyone with any information should contact Kent Police on 101.

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