A MURDER investigation has been launched following the death of 16-year-old Amber Gibson in Hamilton.
She had left her home in the Hillhouse area around 9.15pm that night and was last seen around 9.55pm in Cadzow Street.
Her body was discovered around 10.10am near Cadzow Glen on Sunday, November 28.
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Detective Superintendent Raymond Brown, from Police Scotland Major Investigations Team West, said: “Our thoughts very much keep with Amber’s loved ones and we will continue to sustain them by this terrible time.
“Whilst our enquiries continue, we are asking for anyone with any information on what happened to Amber, or anyone who believes they saw her at any point of her movements between Friday and Sunday, to please come forward.”
Chief Inspector Briony Daye, Local Area Commander, said: “I’d like to reassure the local community that this is believed to be an secluded incident and there is not any risk to other members of the public.
“There will continue to be an increased police presence in the area over the coming days and anyone with concerns can speak with local officers at any time.”
Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting incident 1281 of November 28, or you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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