Breaking: Ben Needham police find evidence of "decomposition" at Kos dig site as they search for missing toddler
Police searching for missing toddler Ben Needham have found evidence of "decomposition" at the Kos dig site.
Detective Inspector Jon Cousins revealed they would be closely examining an area in the olive grove behind the farmhouse where Ben disappeared.
It comes as a result of soil samples being sent to the UK.
They are still being examined back at a laboratory in Aberdeen.
Forensic scientists have been unable to rule out whether the "decomposition" is human.
In tests from three other areas they managed to establish the decomposed remains were that of a dog, a bat and... read more
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