Arrest made after man dies in Glasgow flat

AN arrest has been made over the death of a man in a Glasgow flat.

Picture: Julie Bull
Picture: Julie Bull

Police were called to reports of a disturbance in a flat in Benalder Street, Partick, at 8.50am yesterday and found a 29-year-old man seriously injured.

He was treated by paramedics but died at the scene.

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Officers described the death as “suspicious” and launched an investigation.

A 23-year-old man has now been arrested in connection with the death.

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A report will be sent to the procurator fiscal and the man is due to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Monday.

Police said a 25-year-old woman was also injured in the incident and is being treated at Glasgow’s Western Infirmary.

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The incident took place in the flat above The Dolphin pub.

Owner Stephen McBride said: “All I know is that there has been an incident upstairs.

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“When I turned up I was told by Police it was a major incident.

“I saw someone being put into the back of an ambulance.

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“They are still going through my CCTV.”

One man, who wished not to be named, said: “When I arrived at 9.30am there was a lot of police and two ambulances.

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“I saw a guy being escorted into a police vehicle. He wasn’t handcuffed.

“There was lots of flashing lights and a lot of people stopping to have a look.”

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Another man, who did not wished to be named said: “All I know is that someone has died.

“I started work at 7.30am and never heard anything till the police turned up.

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“Nobody seems to know what has happened.”