The murder of a 16-year old girl by her brother is being investigated in court

  • Amber Gibson, 16, last seen on Friday night and reported missing the next day
  • Unfortunately, she was discovered dead at Cadzow Glen, Hamilton, Lanarkshire on Sunday 
  • Brother Connor Gibson (age 19) is facing murder charges and will appear in court tomorrow

The brother of a teenager who was found dead in a park in Scotland is set to appear in court charged with her murder.

Amber Gibson’s body was discovered by Cadzow Glen in Hamilton on Sunday, at approximately 10.10am.

Her 19-year-old brother, Connor Gibson has been arrested for her murder. He is scheduled to appear in Hamilton Sheriff Court tomorrow.

Miss Gibson was last seen at Cadzow Street on Friday evening, around 9:55 p.m. before she was reported missing from Hillhouse home on Saturday.

The investigation into the murder was then launched.

Police Scotland have arrested a 19-year-old man on suspicion of the murder of 16-year-old Amber Gibson

A 19-year old man was arrested by Police Scotland for the murder of Amber Gibson (16 years).

Police cordoned off the entrance to Cadzow Glen in Hamilton where the body of Amber Gibson was discovered at around 10.10am on Sunday

Police cordoned off the entrance to Cadzow Glen in Hamilton where the body of Amber Gibson was discovered at around 10.10am on Sunday

Cadzow Glen remains closed to the public as forensic officers continue to gather evidence

Cadzowgle remains closed for the public while forensic officers continue gathering evidence  

Police Scotland released a statement revealing that a teenage boy had been indicted.

The spokesperson said that police Scotland could confirm that the 19-year old man, who was arrested on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 had been indicted.

“A report will sent to the Procurator Fiscal. On Friday, December 3rd 2021, he is scheduled to appear in Hamilton Sheriff Court.

Detectives appealed to anyone with any relevant information for the investigation.

According to Det. Raymond Brown of Police Scotland’s main investigation team, the death left her family ‘absolutely devastated.

Cadzow Glen Park remains closed off, with large police forces present in the vicinity.

At the park’s entrance, flowers were placed. Amber, Rest in Peace. Your memory will be cherished.

Moore House Academy, Bathgate, West Lothian was where the teenager studied.

Flowers were left in tribute to the teenager, one card reads 'may you rest in peace young angel. Fly high'

One card said, “May you Rest in Peace young Angel.” Flowers were given in tribute to the teenage victim. Fly high

Chief Inspector Briony Daye, Local Area Commander, said: 'I’d like to reassure the local community that this is believed to be an isolated incident and there is not any risk to other members of the public'

The Chief Inspector Briony Dayse, the Local Area Commander stated that it was an isolated incident, and no risk is to the other members of society.

The school spokeswoman said that the children and staff were devastated by this news and they are now supporting each other in this trying time.

“Our sincere sympathies go out to Amber and all those who have known her.”

Police wanted to speak with anyone who might have information or witness about Miss Gibson’s murder.

Chief Inspector Briony daye, Commander of the Local Area, said: ‘We are appealing for people to come forward and share anything that they might have seen in these areas.

“This distressing and shocking news is a reminder that we all are human. We need to unite now in order to help with the investigation.