Police investigation launched after body found near Wembley playing fields

Human remains discovered in the Chalkhill Estate

A police investigation is underway after a decomposed body was found near playing fields in a Wembley estate.

The discovery of the human remains was made in undergrowth at the edge of the open space behind St David’s Close off Barnhill Road, in the Chalkhill Estate last week.

Detectives believe the circumstances are not suspicious and are currently trying to ascertain the sex, age and ethnicity of the dead person.

The discovery was made on March 29 at around 4.30pm.