Death of man whose almost complete skeleton was found in Leeds 'not being treated as suspicious'

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Officers investigating the discovery of an almost complete male skeleton in Leeds say the death is not being treated as suspicious.

An investigation was launched in March after police found a human bone at land near junction 45 of the M1, close to Temple Newsam.

Police drafted in a forensic anthropologist to examine the bone, which was confirmed as human, and officers later uncovered a number of other bones belonging to the same person.

Today (Monday) the force said the man has now been identified as being of eastern European descent.

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