Murder probe after man found dead in house

Duncan Banks. Picture: comp
Duncan Banks. Picture: comp
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Police have launched a murder investigation after a man’s body was found at an address in Dunfermline.

Officers say 39-year-old Duncan Banks was found dead in a property in Skye Road at around 5pm on Monday.

Mr Banks’ family released a statement. It said: “Duncan was a beloved son and a much-loved brother and uncle and we have all been left utterly devastated by his death.

Detective Chief Inspector Keith Hardie of the MIT, said: “I ask anyone who was in the area of Skye Road between 11am on Sunday, September 27, and 5pm on Monday, September 28, and who noticed any unusual behaviour to come forward.

“Mr Banks was the victim of a violent assault and we are committed to tracing anyone who was involved in his death.

“Such acts of violence have no place in society and I would again urge anyone who has any relevant information to contact police immediately on 101. Alternatively, incan be passed anonymously through the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”