Family 'Heartbroken' By Woman's Death

1 November 2018, 14:47 | Updated: 1 November 2018, 14:49

Lynn Forde

The "heartbroken" family of a woman whose body was found at a flat have said she had a "heart of gold" as they paid tribute to her.

Police are treating the death of Lynn Forde, 35, as suspicious after she was found dead in a property on Greenside Street, Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire on Sunday afternoon.

Officers had been following a positive line of inquiry when a 36-year-old man was found dead at an address in Tillicoultry, Clackmannanshire almost 24 hours later.

Police Scotland could not confirm reports it was a suspected murder-suicide but officers are not looking for anyone else in connection with the woman's death.

In a statement issued through police her family said: "Lynn was a beautiful daughter, sister and aunt with a heart of gold who always put everyone first.

"Lynn was totally devoted to her family and had a huge circle of friends who thought the world of her.

"We are heartbroken that she has been taken so soon and thank everyone for their kind messages of support."

Police said the man's death is being treated as unexplained.

A spokeswoman said: "At around 3.55pm on Sunday, the body of a 35-year-old woman was found within a property on Greenside Street, Coatbridge.

"This death is being treated as suspicious and officers were following a positive line of enquiry.

"At around 2.50pm on Monday, a 36-year-old man was found dead within an address in Tillicoultry.

"His death is currently being treated as unexplained and enquiries are ongoing.

"A full report will be forwarded to the procurator fiscal.

"Officers are not looking for anyone else in connection with the death of the 35-year-old woman."