Saturday 18 August 2018

Girl (14) found dead in a park in 'unexplained' circumstances

Police were called at 10am and sealed off the area surrounding his mother's flat. Stock image
Police were called at 10am and sealed off the area surrounding his mother's flat. Stock image
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

A teenage girl has been found dead in a park in "unexplained" circumstances.

The 14-year-old girl was discovered in Bourtreehill Park, Irvine, North Ayrshire, at around 11.45am on Monday.

A post-mortem examination is due to take place to establish the cause of death.

A police spokeswoman said: "Police Scotland is currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 14-year-old girl found dead within Bourtreehill Park at around 11.45am on Monday September 11.

"The death is being treated as unexplained.

"It is anticipated that a post-mortem examination will take place in due course to establish the exact cause of death and a report will be sent to the procurator fiscal."

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