Human skull discovered in Motherwell street identified as historic teaching prop

A HUMAN skull discovered in Motherwell has been identified as a historic teaching prop.

Officers raced to Bellshill Road, on Friday evening, after a member of the public raised the alarm.

A skull was discovered on Bellshill Road in Motherwell


A skull was discovered on Bellshill Road in Motherwell

A probe confirmed the remains were human.

However, it’s understood the bone structure was previously used for for historic, medical or teaching purposes.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 5.30am on Friday, 15 April, police were called to Bellshill Road in Motherwell, after a member of the public discovered what appeared to be a skull.

Following enquiries it has been confirmed as human remains.

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Enquiries are ongoing, however there do not appear to be any suspicious circumstances.”

Elsewhere, a petrol pump in the Highlands is punting the UK’s most expensive fuel at a staggering cost per litre of diesel.

The remote stop along the A887 – the main route from Skye to Inverness road – is also punting petrol at an eye-popping price.

Drivers topping up at The Cluanie Inn station during their Easter trips north shared their shock at the cost with one branding it highway robbery.

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And Nicola Sturgeon has been rapped by cops over flouting mask wearing rules.

The First Minister was reported to Police Scotland after she was pictured without a face covering in an East Kilbride barbershop, on Saturday.

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