Possible human remains found near Lake Hawea

Police say the remains were found after a house bus fire.
Police say the remains were found after a house bus fire. Photo credit: Newshub.

Possible human remains in a house bus have been found following a fire near Wanaka.

Fire and Emergency NZ and police responded to the fire in the dwelling on a rural property at Domain Rd, Lake Hawea just after 11:20am on Tuesday.

Firefighters put the blaze out and located possible human remains within the dwelling however, this is yet to be confirmed by a forensic pathologist. 

A scene examination will be carried out on Wednesday, police say.

Police ask that anyone who may have information about the fire to contact Wanaka police on (03) 443 7272. 

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