The heavy rain over the last few weeks are thought to have help to uncover the remains

A goat herder walking near the dam of the Conception, between the towns of Istan and Marbella discovered the remains of a person half buried in the ground earlier today.
Emergency servcies went to the area and spent several hours unearthing the remains that are reported to be in an advanced state of decomposition
The skeleton was also dismembered. At this time ther sex and age of the person remains unknown and the remains have been removed to the Hopital Costa del Sol where tests will be carried out to determine the cause of death and the identity of the deceased.
The Guardia Civil have launced an investigation.
 

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