POLICE have confirmed that a man whose body was found near a school in Cumbernauld was just 22 years old. 

The force said they are still treating his death as unexplained.

We reported that he was discovered off Dowanfield Road in the North Lanarkshire town at around 7.45 am on Wednesday, November 13. 

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Several police cars and ambulance were at the scene close to Our Lady's High School last week. 

A Police Scotland spokesman said: "Police enquiries are continuing into the death of a 22-year-old man who was discovered off Dowanfield Road in Cumbernauld pm Wednesday, November 13. 

"The death is still being treated as unexplained at this time."