Man Murdered In 'Violent' Attack In Paisley Named

24 July 2017, 19:03


A man who was murdered in a ''violent'' attack in Renfrewshire has been named.

Craig McLelland, 31, was taken to hospital after the incident in Tweed Avenue, Paisley at about 11.20pm on Sunday but later died at Royal Alexandra Hospital.

Police Scotland have launched a murder inquiry.

Detective Superintendent Allan Burton said: ''Mr McLelland has died following a violent attack which took place in the middle of the street and it is vital that we trace the person or persons responsible.''

He urged anyone who was in Tweed Avenue, or the surrounding area, between 10.30pm and 12.30am on the night to come forward.

Forensic officers have searched the scene and examined CCTV footage from the area.

Relatives are aware and a report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

Anyone with information can contact officers at Paisley via telephone number 101 quoting incident number 4537 of July 23 or anonymously using Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.