Body of man found near block of flats in Motherwell as police probe unexplained death

A MAN was found dead near a block of flats in Motherwell, prompting a police investigation.

In the early hours of the morning, police officers were called to the Alexander Path in the city.

A man was pronounced dead at the scene on Sunday morning


A man was pronounced dead at the scene on Sunday morningCredit: Tom Farmer
Police are currently investigating the tragedy


Police are currently investigating the tragedyCredit: Tom Farmer

Rescue workers rushed to the scene after reports of concern for one person were received.

Tragically, a 22-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the death was currently being treated as unsolved as they began their investigation.

As the investigation continued, a police car was seen outside the Muirhouse block of flats this afternoon.

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A Police Scotland spokesman said: “We were called at around 1.05am on Sunday 20 August to a report of a riot in the Alexander Path area of ​​Motherwell.

“The emergency services were on site and a 22-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

“The death is being treated as unsolved and an investigation is ongoing to clarify the full circumstances.”

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Edmuns DeMars

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