Police probe underway after human remains found near Gordon

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FORENSIC tests are being carried out on human remains that have been found in the Borders.

The discovery in a wooded area on the outskirts of Gordon in Berwickshire was made about 5.40pm on Sunday by a member of the public.

A police cordon has been thrown around the area and officers haven’t confirmed the sex of the remains or how long they may have been in the woods.

A spokesman for Police Scotland said : “Inquiries are underway to identify the remains and determine the circumstances surrounding the death.”