Police Confirm They've Found Karen

16 April 2015, 16:37 | Updated: 30 March 2016, 13:50

Remains found by officers investigating the disappearance of Karen Buckley are that of the Irish student, police have said.

The 24-year-old went missing after leaving Glasgow's Sanctuary nightclub on Sunday morning.

In a statement read by Detective Superintendent Jim Kerr, her father John said the family were "absolutely heartbroken'' by the news that remains found on farmland outside the city are that of their only daughter.

The statement said: Marian and I, together with our sons Brendan, Kieran, and Damian are absolutely heartbroken.

"Karen was our only daughter, cherished by her family and loved by her friends.

"She was an outgoing girl who travelled the world, where she met lots of people and thoroughly enjoyed her life.

"We will miss her terribly.''