Contractors discovered a human skeleton while excavating foundations for an extension to a Durban North home‚ KwaZulu-Natal police revealed on Sunday.
They said members from Durban Search and Rescue Unit were called out to Beachway Road in Durban North after being informed of the find.
“The pathologist from KZN MLM advised a controlled excavation to protect the remains for an autopsy and identification at the mortuary. Members had to return today to continue with the excavation.
“All the skeleton remains were recovered and removed to Gale mortuary‚” police said in a post on Facebook.