Human remains found in Taree bushland by rural firefighters
Rural firefighters working to put out a small fire have discovered human remains in bushland on the New South Wales mid-north coast.
The Rural Fire Service crew made the discovery just after 6:00am near Yarratt Road in northern Taree while battling a fire in Yarratt State Forest.
Police officers from Manning-Great Lakes police district are on the scene and have initiated an investigation.
The remains were confirmed to be human and were believed to be those of an adult.
A post-mortem examination will be conducted to confirm identity and cause of death.
Police are expected to reveal more information later today.