Police are investigating the discovery of bones in bushland near Culburra, east of Nowra today.
Just before 6pm, police from Shoalhaven Local Area Command were called by a man who discovered the bones while mud crabbing.
A crime scene was established with specialist forensic officers in attendance.
The bones have been secured and are yet to undergo forensic examination to determine whether they are human.
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to these incidents to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/ Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence.