Tayside and Central Scotland

Human remains found in North Sea off Arbroath

Arbroath harbour Image copyright Graham Hogg/Geograph
Image caption The remains were recovered to Arbroath harbour

An investigation has begun after human remains were found in the North Sea off the coast of Arbroath.

The remains were recovered from the water and taken to Arbroath harbour.

Police have made contact with the families of people missing from the Tayside area.

Tests are being carried out to establish how long the remains have been in the water.

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