Skull found in Scottish town confirmed to be human remains

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Police confirm a skull found in Motherwell on Friday is that of a humans and investigations are ongoing to establish where it came from (David Cheskin/PA) (PA Archive)
Police confirm a skull found in Motherwell on Friday is that of a humans and investigations are ongoing to establish where it came from (David Cheskin/PA) (PA Archive)

A skull found by a member of the public in a Scottish town has been confirmed as human remains.

The discovery was made at about 5.30am on Friday April 15 in Bellshill Road in Motherwell, North Lanarkshire.

Police said that following enquiries the skull has been established as that of a human.

Enquiries are ongoing, however there do not appear to be any suspicious circumstances

Police Scotland spokesperson

They said there do not appear to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding the finding.

A police spokesperson confirmed the skull “has been confirmed as human remains”, adding “enquiries are ongoing, however there do not appear to be any suspicious circumstances”.

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