The family of 13-year-old Michael Easton have paid tribute to the "quiet and well-behaved boy" after his body was found on the carriageway of the M9 motorway in the early hours of Saturday, near Grangemouth in Scotland.
Officers say 13-year-old Michael Easton from the nearby Polmont area, was last seen around 9.50 pm on Friday evening in Grangemouth, and that he was due to return home. His body was discovered around 5.40am between Junctions 5 and 6.
In a statement released through Police Scotland, his family appealed to those with information to come forward:
Following the discovery of Michael's body, the motorway was closed for police and forensics teams to examine the scene.
- Those with information that could assist the police inquiry are urged to call Police Scotland. Those calling from within Scotland are asked to call 101. Those calling from outside Scotland should call 01786 289070.