Grahams Road incident: Man arrested after 73-year-old is found dead inside property

A 49-year-old has been arrested in connection with the death of a pensioner in Falkirk.

According to earlier reports, at least eight police vehicles and three ambulances – including an incident response unit – attended the scene.

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On arrival, a 73-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene and a 49-year-old man was arrested in connection with the death shortly afterwards.

An area between Grahams Road Dental Surgery and Marley's Artisan Chocolates was taped off on Tuesday morning.

Detective Inspector Robert Andrews, from Falkirk CID, said in a statement: “Officers were called around 10.45am on Tuesday, 23 February, 2021, to a report of concern for a person in Grahams Road, Falkirk.

“Emergency services attended the scene and a 73-year-old man was pronounced dead within the property.

“A 49-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death.

"Enquiries now are ongoing to establish the full circumstances of what happened.”

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