Body pulled from water at Strathclyde Country Park

Police were called to Strathclyde Country Park on Thursday morning.

Police: Body found at Strathclyde Country Park. Richard Webb
Police: Body found at Strathclyde Country Park.

A man’s body has been pulled from the water in a park in Lanarkshire.

The discovery was made by police, who were called to Strathclyde Country Park around 10.50 am on Thursday.

A police helicopter and dog unit were deployed after a man’s personal items were found on a small beach near the car park.

Emergency services later recovered a body from the water and officers remain at the scene.

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A spokeswoman for Police Scotland said: “Around 10.50 am this morning, Thursday, May 7, police were called to Strathclyde Park, Lanarkshire, following concern for the welfare of a man who’s personal items had been found on a small beach near the car park.

“Emergency services, including the police helicopter and the dog unit, attended and a short time later, a man’s body was recovered from the water.

“Officers remain at the scene and enquiries are ongoing to identify the deceased.”


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