Man’s death being treated as ‘suspicious’

Detectives from Police Scotland are continuing enquiries following the death of a 33-year-old man on Wednesday (31 March).

At around 3.30pm, police were called to a report of a disturbance in Camelon Crescent in Blantyre.

Emergency services attended and the body of a man was found within a flat.

A post mortem examination will be carried out in due course to establish the full circumstances of the death, however, officers are treating it as suspicious.

Officers have been carrying out door-to-door enquiries and are gathering relevant CCTV for review.

Detective Inspector Frank Travers from the Major Investigations Team said: “This will be a shock to the community and I would like to reassure them that we are doing all we can to find out exactly what has happened.

“I am appealing to members of the public for assistance, if you were in Camelon Crescent or in the surrounding areas yesterday afternoon, you may have seen something which could assist our investigation.

“In particular, if you have a dash cam, please check the footage. It’s possible you captured images which could help us, small, minor details can be vital in inquiries such as this so please do pass the information on.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Police Scotland via 101, quoting incident number 2154 of 31 March, 2021.

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