COPS has denied rumors on social media that a man’s body was pulled from the Clyde River last night.
Officials say they have no record of the incident in the city, which was reported by several users yesterday.
Rumors are circulating that a man has been accused of killing a teenager in a hit-and-run on Crow Road on Saturday. Eden Pelkington, 18, lost his life when he was hit by a car that failed to stop.
A 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident.
Police reject social media rumors Scotland The statement read: “Police Scotland are aware of rumors circulating on social media regarding the discovery of a man’s body in the Clyde River last night on Tuesday 14 September 2021.
“Police Scotland have no record of such an incident.”
Eden, who had just dropped out of Handland Secondary School and was due to attend Dundee University, was valued by his family in a statement last week.
“Eden was valued by his family, and loved and respected by his friends and community,” the statement said.
“Eden dropped out of Handland Secondary School in the summer, and was going to Dundee next week to go to Dundee University.
“She has created a bright future for herself and is really looking forward to these opportunities and challenges.
“It simply came to our notice then.
“The family would like to thank friends, especially Eden’s friends, and the wider community for their love, help and kindness.”