Human remains found in wheelie bin floating in Perth dam

Police have launched a murder probe as investigators remain at the scene and scour the dam floor for further evidence.

Human remains found in wheelie bin floating in Perth dam

A dead human body has been found inside a wheelie bin floating down Glenbrook Dam in Perth's Hills region.

Western Australia Police said members of the public discovered the remains at John Forrest National Park in Perth's east, when they noticed a bad smell coming from the bin, about midday today.

Inside the bin they discovered a large object wrapped in pink plastic and upon closer inspection noticed a human body part. They then notified police.

Divers from WA Police were sent into the dam immediately to pull the bin from the water.

Police have launched a murder probe as investigators remain at the scene and scour the dam floor for further evidence.

The body has not been inspected or identified but according to police, the remains may have been inside the bin for a couple of days.

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