Man found injured in Blantyre street dies

Customer reported the incident to police

Customer reported the incident to police

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POLICE are treating the death of a man found seriously injured in a street as suspicious.

The 27-year-old was found in Fernslea Avenue, Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, at around 2.30am today.

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He was taken by ambulance to Hairmyres Hospital but died a short time after he was admitted.

A post-mortem examination will be carried out and police are treating the death as suspicious.

They appealed for anyone who might have seen a disturbance in the area or has other information to contact them.

Detective Inspector Mark Bell of Police Scotland’s Major Investigation Teams said: “We are trying to establish the circumstances prior to the 27-year-old man being found injured.

“I’d like to speak to anyone who was in the vicinity of Fernslea Avenue prior to 0230 hours this morning and may have witnessed a disturbance there.”

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