Police Investigate Murder In Greenock

A murder inquiry is under way after a man died in a disturbance outside a block of flats in Greenock.

 

Murder Probe After 23-year-old Dies In Greenock Disturbance


A murder inquiry is under way after a man died in a disturbance outside a block of flats in Greenock.

The 23-year-old, who has not yet been named, was found seriously injured in the town's Belville Street at around 11.20pm on Wednesday and he died a short time later.

Police are treating the death as murder and are understood to be following a positive line of inquiry.

A post-mortem examination will take place to determine the cause of death.

Detective Inspector Alan McAlpine said: "We are currently trying to establish the events leading up to the disturbance in Belville Street which ultimately resulted in the death of this young man.

"It is vital that we speak to anyone who was in the vicinity of Belville Street around 11.20pm last night and may have witnessed activity there, or perhaps seen the suspect or suspects running off.''

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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