Suspect detained as body found in Karen Buckely case

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A 21-year old man has been detained by Scottish police following a ‘definite line of inquiry’ after human remains were discovered on a farm north of Glasgow city.

Cork student Karen Buckley vanished in the early hours of Sunday morning, while clubbing with her friends, in an out-of-character disappearance.

Officers last night made the discovery as they combed rural land on the outskirts of Milngavie, nine miles from the Scottish city.

Although formal identification is yet to take place, police have said that Miss Buckley’s family had been informed.

“Police Scotland officers have recovered human remains on a farm in the north Glasgow, on the outskirts of Milngavie,” said a spokesperson.

“Formal identification has yet to take place, however, police believe that they may be those of missing woman Karen Buckley. Relatives are aware. Enquiries are continuing.”



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