Skeleton found in tent near West Highland Way
Police are investigating the discovery of a skeleton inside a tent. The remains were found inside the tent pitched in a forest near the West Highland Way. Police believe the decomposed body had lain in the tent at the isolated spot in Auch forest, near Bridge of Orchy in Argyll, for several years.
It is understood that so far it is unclear whether the victim is male or female and no identification has been the made.
The remains were discovered by forestry workers as the cleared a path for a scenic walk. They contacted police who conducted a forensic investigation at the scene and removed the body.
A post mortem will take place in Glasgow on Tuesday. Police have indicated that there are no suspicious circumstances, and say they are scanning missing person's reports as a matter of routine.