An abandoned school in Savannah Park New Amsterdam, Berbice has now been cordoned off by Police after the remains of a skeleton were on Monday discovered by persons working in the area.
According to reports, the remains were discovered at around 13:30hrs and the Police were informed of same.
When contacted, Police Commander, Linden Alves told this publication that workers were clearing the school’s compound when the remains were discovered hidden in a clump of bushes.
The remains appeared to be in the area for a lengthy period since no clothing or any other identifiable object was found.
Ranks of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) are said to be going through missing persons report in their attempt to identify the remains.
The school where the body was found is said to have been out of operation for some four years now.
Investigations are ongoing.