Mugdock Country Park remains confirmed as human but death not ‘suspicious’

17-10-2014 Picture Roberto Cavieres.  Police search at Milngavie waterworks
17-10-2014 Picture Roberto Cavieres. Police search at Milngavie waterworks

The police have confirmed that remains found near Milngavie waterworks in Mugdock Country Park are human.

Police have sealed off part of the country park in East Dunbartonshire after the discovery was made by a member of public on Tuesday afternoon.

17-10-2014 Picture Roberto Cavieres.  Police search at Milngavie waterworks

17-10-2014 Picture Roberto Cavieres. Police search at Milngavie waterworks

Officers are still at the scene conducting forensic inquiries.

A spokeswoman for Police Scotland said; “We can now confirm that the remains are of a human nature. The process of identifying the remains continues. A post mortem will be conducted to establish the exact cause of death, however, the death is not being treated as suspicious by officers at this time. A report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.”

17-10-2014 Picture Roberto Cavieres.  Police search at Milngavie waterworks

17-10-2014 Picture Roberto Cavieres. Police search at Milngavie waterworks