- Amber Gibson was last seen leaving her Hamilton home on Friday night
- Her body was recovered from a local beauty site on Sunday morning
- Police Scotland said they were treating the young man’s death as murder
Police have launched a murder investigation after the body of a missing 16-year-old girl was found at a beauty spot outside Glasgow.
16-year-old Amber Gibson went missing from the Hamilton area on Friday night when she left her Hillhouse home at 9.15 pm.
Police said he was seen on Cadzo Street at 9.55 p.m. His body was found near Cadjo Glen at 10.10 a.m. on Sunday.
Raymond Brown, Superintendent of Police, Scotland’s Major Investigation Team, said: ‘Our thoughts are with Amber’s loved ones and we will continue to support her through this terrible time.
Police Scotland have launched a murder investigation after the body of 16-year-old missing teenager Amber Gibson was found in Hamilton, near Glasgow, on Sunday morning.
Police are appealing for information for anyone who has seen Amber since he disappeared from the house on Friday evening.
Chief Inspector Briony Dey, the Commander of the Local Area, said: ‘I want to reassure the local community that this is considered an isolated incident and poses no risk to other members of the public’.
‘While our inquiries continue, we will continue to look forward to providing any information about what happened to Amber, or anyone who believes they have seen her at any point between Friday and Sunday of her activities. asking for.’
Chief Inspector Briony Dey, the commander of the local area, said: ‘I want to reassure the local community that this is considered an isolated incident and does not pose a risk to other members of the public.
‘Police presence in the area will be increased in the coming days and any concerned person can speak to the local authorities at any time.’
Police said anyone can contact them on 101 quoting the November 28 incident 1281.
Witnesses can also provide information anonymously to the independent crime charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.