PIRC Watchdog To Look Into Police Response In Body Find Case

10 March 2017, 15:03

PIRC

A watchdog is to investigate the police response to telephone calls they received about a woman who was found dead in Glasgow.

The Police Investigations & Review Commissioner (Pirc) is undertaking the inquiry after the body of the 65-year-old was found at a house in the city on February 24.

It will focus on calls Police Scotland received about the woman on the same day and the response from officers.

A Pirc spokesman said: ''The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) has instructed the Police Investigations & Review Commissioner (Pirc) to undertake an investigation after the body of a 65-year-old woman was discovered at a residential property in Glasgow on February 24.

''The investigation will focus on the response from Police Scotland to telephone calls received by them about the woman on February 24.

''A report on the commissioner's findings will be submitted to the COPFS in due course.''

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