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Missing Moira grave search

Police and forensic experts have re-opened a family grave today in search of the body of missing schoolgirl Moira Anderson, who was 11 when she went missing in North Lanarkshire in 1957. Searches will continue tomorrow.

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Police exhumation of grave called off for the night

Strathclyde Police have called off the exhumation of a family grave in Coatbridge in Scotland and will continue their work tomorrow.

Police and forensic experts are hoping to find the body of missing schoolgirl Moira Anderson whose disappearance in 1957 has never been explained.

Forensic anthropologist Professor Sue Black (L) at Old Monkland Cemetery in Coatbridge in Scotland Credit: Danny Lawson/PA Wire
Police hold spades close to the site of the exhumation Credit: Danny Lawson/PA Wire
Police officers patrol Old Monkland Cemetery Credit: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

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