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Human remains found in water near Silverdale beach - police confirm

Cove Road Beach at Silverdale. Image from Google Street View.

Human remains have been found in the water near a beach in Silverdale, police have confirmed.

A police spokesperson said they believe the remains had been in the sea "for a prolonged period".

Police were called to Cove Road beach in the village at 4.10pm on Sunday, March 31, to reports bones had been found in the water.

"Our initial enquiries have confirmed that some of the remains are human," said the spokesperson.

"Although we are keeping an open mind as to the origin of the remains, we believe they have been in the sea for a prolonged period.

"Our enquiries are expected to be ongoing for some time and we continue to liaise with HM Coroner.

"Anyone with information which could assist our investigation is asked to call 101. Quote log 745 of 31st March 2024."

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