Motorway will remain open after teenager's death

Police officer directs traffic on the M9 yesterday
Police officer directs traffic on the M9 yesterday Credit: STV News

Scottish police have confirmed the M9 motorway is to remain open after the body of a teenage boy was recovered from the carriageway.

Forensic officers closed the motorway yesterday while they examined the scene where the remains of 13-year-old Michael Easton were recovered.

Forensic teams  search the carriageway yesterday
Forensic teams search the carriageway yesterday Credit: STV News
The M9 motorway was closed for several hours after the teenager's body was found
The M9 motorway was closed for several hours after the teenager's body was found Credit: STV News

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Tributes to teen found on M9

Police in Scotland are appealing for information after the body of 13-year-old Michael Easton was found on the M9 near Grangemouth in the early hours of Saturday morning.