HUMAN remains have been discovered in a field off Egg Hill Lane in Frankley.
The body was found this morning by a member of the public who then alerted police.
West Mercia Police Detective Inspector Mark Walters said: “We are in the very early stages of an investigation and our enquiries are just getting under way.
“We are currently treating this as an unexplained death and no identification has yet been made. While this could be a lengthy process we will update the public in due course.”
Egg Hill Lane has been temporarily closed whilst initial enquiries are carried out.
Police say it will open it as soon as possible.