Body of man discovered as police cordon off cemetery  

Emergency services were called to High Blantyre Cemetery, South Lanarkshire.

Blantyre: Death treated as unexplained. <strong>Google 2018/PA</strong>
Blantyre: Death treated as unexplained. Google 2018/PA

The body of a man has been found forcing police to cordon off a cemetery.

Emergency services were called to the discovery near High Blantyre Cemetery in South Lanarkshire at 7.50pm on Sunday.

Officers are treating the death as unexplained.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “Formal identification is yet to take place and the death is being treated as unexplained at this time.

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“A report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.”


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