Police investigating following the discovery of human remains in Glenrothes say they are contacting the families of missing people in the area in an bid to establish an identity.
Police Scotland officers say investigating officers are working to identify human remains found around 5.20pm on Sunday, September 27, at an industrial estate on Whitehill Road, Glenrothes.
Officers, supported by specialist forensic teams, remain at the scene which has been cordoned off, more than 24 hours after the grim discovery was made.
Detective Inspector Christopher Dow, the senior officer investigating the discovery, said: “A full investigation is underway to establish the person’s identity and the circumstances surrounding how they came to be there, as well as what may have happened.
“Enquiries are still at an early stage.
“We’re contacting relatives of long term missing people in the local area, and will continue to keep them updated during the investigation. Our thoughts are with them all at this difficult time.”