Glasgow & West Scotland

Man's body found in Blantyre burn

Police car at the scene where the body was found, picture courtesy of Iain Reardon
Image caption Police were called to Stoneymeadow Road near to where the body was found

A man's body has been found in a burn in Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, police have confirmed.

The body was discovered by a member of the public at about 1300 BST in a burn close to Stoneymeadow Road, to the northeast of East Kilbride.

Strathclyde Police said it was too early to establish the cause of death.

The man's body has now been removed and taken to Glasgow's city mortuary. A post mortem examination will be held in due course.

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