Human remains found in wooded area near Purcells Cove Road
Remains were found Tuesday afternoon, body has not yet been identified
Halifax Regional Police say someone discovered human remains in a wooded area in Halifax on Tuesday afternoon.
The discovery was made off Purcells Cove Road near Williams Lake Road just after 3 p.m.
Investigators were on the scene until Wednesday afternoon, but have since left.
In a news release, police say the medical examiner's office has confirmed the remains are human. A police spokesperson wouldn't provide any more information.