Murder inquiry after body found in Glasgow flat

DETECTIVES have launched a murder inquiry after the death of a man whose body was found at a flat.

Allan Montgomery, 56, was found dead in his home in Parnie Street in the Saltmarket area of Glasgow at about 8.20am on Tuesday.

A post-mortem examination has been carried out and police believe Mr Montgomery might have been assaulted outside his flat.

Detective chief inspector Allan Burton said: “We are currently trying to establish Mr Montgomery’s movements since last Friday evening.

“The information passed to officers so far suggests that he may have been the victim of an assault outside his flat in Parnie Street over the weekend.


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“Officers are currently studying CCTV footage in the area of Parnie Street to gather more information that may assist this investigation and confirm if an assault has taken place.”

He said it was vital that officers speak to any friends or neighbours who saw Mr Montgomery since Friday evening and urged them to contact police.