HUMAN remains discovered in a Worcestershire village were found at the bottom of a septic tank, it was revealed.

More details about the grisly discovery were given by police chief Damian Pettit at a press conference today.

And he also appealed for anyone worried about a missing person to contact police as officers are checking the missing person database to try to solve the mystery of the bones found in Kempsey, near Worcester, on Friday.

Superintendent Pettit said: "The current investigation to review the nature of as to how those human remains ended up in the location they did and to identify who that person is."

He also reassured the public that, although officers are keeping an open mind, they do not believe the remains are linked to a search in nearby Drakes Broughton for the body of missing Suzy Lamplugh.

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He added: "I want to offer my reassurance to the people in Kempsey and wider that police are not drawing any link to the on-going Metropolitan Police search in Drakes Broughton [near Pershore]."

We revealed that workmen found the human remains during routine maintenance at an undisclosed property in the village at around 4pm.

A post mortem examination is due to take place shortly.

Anyone with information can contact Crimestoppers on: 0800555111.

Latest Suzy Lamplugh search called off

POLICE say they have finished the latest search for missing estate agent Suzy Lamplugh without finding any evidence.

Officers have spent two weeks digging up parts of a field near Pershore, Worcestershire, in the latest attempt to solve the mystery of Suzy's disappearance in 1986.

They also carried out a painstaking search with long poles and sniffer dogs since they returned to Drakes Broughton on July 3 after a previous search in the same area in 2010.

Archaeologists have helped in the search.

A Scotland Yard's spokesman said: "We remain committed to securing justice for Suzy and her family, and officers will continue to assess any new information received in connection with this case."

Suzy Lamplugh was an estate agent, born in Cheltenham, who went missing in July 1986 in Fulham, London.

She was officially declared dead, presumed murdered, in 1994.

Her disappearance is generally considered one of the most puzzling mysteries of recent decades.

Anyone that knows anything that could assist the investigation is asked to call officers on: 0207 230 4294.