Police arrest man in connection with Airdrie murder

Police have arrested a man in connection with a murder in Airdrie. Picture: John Devlin

Police have arrested a man in connection with a murder in Airdrie. Picture: John Devlin

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An arrest has been made over the killing of a man in Airdrie.

The body of Malcolm McLaren, 40, was found at his home in Clark Street in the North Lanarkshire town on September 29.

Following a post-mortem, detectives announced they were treating his death as murder.

Officers returned to Clark Street a week on from the incident to appeal for further information.

A 45-year-old man has now been arrested and detained over the death.

A report is to be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal and the man is due to appear at Airdrie Sheriff Court on Monday.

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