Police searching a former children's home in Jersey have asked for more investigative staff to help with the operation.It follows last weekend's discovery of a child's skull at Haut de la Garenne and police are now excavating seven sites which were identified by a sniffer dog specially trained to find human remains.More than 160 former residents of the home, which closed in 1986, have come forward with abuse claims dating back to the 1960s. Victims claim rooms at the site were used for abuse and have described being raped, drugged and flogged.Jersey Deputy Police Chief Lenny Harper said members of the public are continuing to make allegations of serious sexual crimes, and a request has been made for a further 12 staff to assist with the investigation.More than 70 phone calls have been received in the past few days relating to alleged abuse at the home involving over 40 suspects.The excavation site is in a stairwell approximately 20ft long by 8ft wide. Teams of between two and four forensic experts have worked on the area every day since the operation began.
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