Police investigating "suspicious" death in Carbrain

Written by Scott Campbell, Cumbernauld Media's Senior Reporter.

Published at 11:37 on 2 October 2015


Multiple paths are blocked off. Picture: Scott Campbell for Cumbernauld Media.

POLICE and forensic officers remain out in numbers in Cumbernauld's Glenhove Road area this morning, after reports of a "disturbance", last night.

Forensic officers in white suits have been seen combing the area surrounding the street's split level flats this morning, with a large part of the area cordoned off with police tape.

Officers were called out late last night. Pic: Scott Campbell for Cumbernauld Media.

As investigations continue into exactly what happened, Police Scotland has confirmed that a man has lost has life as a result of a "disturbance" in the street, late last night.

A spokesman for Police Scotland confirmed that "at around midnight on Thursday 1st October Police were called to a report of a disturbance in the Glenhove Road area of Cumbernauld."

Investigations are continuing, Police say. Pic: Scott Campbell for Cumbernauld Media.

He explained that officers "attended the scene" and discovered a "man with serious injuries," explaining further than the man had "died at the scene as a result of his injuries."

The force's spokesman added: "A post mortem will be carried out in due course to determine the exact cause of cause.

Kildrum Parish Church footbridge is closed. Pic: Scott Campbell for Cumbernauld Media.

"However, at this time, the death is being treated as suspicious, and officers are carrying out door to door enquiries in the local area, and are reviewing all available CCTV footage, in an effort to ascertain the circumstances surrounding the incident enquiries are ongoing at this time."

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101.

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