Death of man in Lanarkshire flat treated as 'suspicious'

The body of a man in a block of flats on Camelon Crescent in the early hours of Sunday morning.
The body of a man in a block of flats on Camelon Crescent in the early hours of Sunday morning.
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Police Scotland are treating the death of a man in Blantyre as "suspicious", a spokesman for the force has said.

Officers discovered the body of a man in a block of flats on Camelon Crescent in the early hours of Sunday morning.

A police spokesman has confirmed to the PA press agency that "it was likely" a murder probe would be launched.

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The spokesman said: "There is still a post mortem to be carried out to establish the cause of death but we are treating it as suspicious and it is likely a murder inquiry will be launched."