Nelson RCMP and the Coroner are investigating after human remains were found near Red Sands Beach.
A tourist lead police and search and rescue to the scene Wednesday after making the discovery earlier while hiking in the forested area near the rail trail.
Here’s RCMP Constable Colleen Lowing .
It’s thought the remains may have been there for several years and an anthropologist is involved in the investigation.
Foul play is not suspected at this time.