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Not Clear If Skeletal Remains Found In Sydney Motorway Drain Are Human

Police have located skeletal remains inside a drain on the side of the busy M2 motorway in Sydney's north-west and are trying to determine if they are human bones.

The bones were first located on Tuesday, after authorities were called to the motorway near Castle Howard Road at Beecroft.

On Thursday, police confirmed to 10 daily the discovery sparked an extensive 48-hour forensic search of the area involving divers, rescuers, and fire crews.

The remains have now been sent for forensic examination to determine whether the bones are human, as authorities continue to scour the area.

Police are urging anyone with information about the incident to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000.

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