20-Year-Old's Death Sparks Murder Investigation In Glasgow

13 February 2017, 16:06

Steven Russell

The death of a young man who was found hurt in a Glasgow street is now being treated as murder, police have said.

Steven Russell, 20, was found outside a property in Bardowie Street, Possilpark, at around 3.45pm on Friday.

He was rushed to hospital but later died. After a post-mortem examination, police are treating the case as murder.

Forensic teams have been scouring the area in the north of Glasgow while CCTV is also being checked.

Officers are appealing for witnesses.

Detective Inspector Martin Fergus said: ''Following a post-mortem examination, we are treating the death of Steven Russell as murder and have launched a murder inquiry.

''The investigation is continuing today into the circumstances surrounding his death and I would urge anyone with information that may assist our investigation to contact the Incident Room at Govan Police Station on 101.

''Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.''