Suspicious Death Investigated in Glasgow

16 July 2016, 08:02

Police are appealing for information on a missing man, after a body was found at his Glasgow flat.

Police Scotland said the death of the unidentified man is being treated as suspicious and they are attempting to establish his identity.

Officers discovered the body at the property in Kenmure Street, Pollokshields, just before 10am on Thursday.

Anyone with information on the missing householder Gordon Bolam is urged to contact police.

The body has been removed from the flat and a post mortem examination is due to take place on Saturday.

Detectives from the force's major investigation team are investigating the death and police are conducting door-to-door inquiries and gathering CCTV footage.

Specialist forensic teams have been conducting inquiries at the scene.

Detective Superintendent Duncan Sloan said: "It is a priority for the investigation team to confirm the identity of the deceased and we are trying to establish the last known movements of the householder Gordon Bolam.

"It is important any sightings of Mr Bolam are reported to police to confirm his wellbeing. The time of the death is unascertained at present however we believe that the death may have occurred within the last two to three weeks.

"Any information on Mr Bolam's last known movements is essential to this inquiry, and I would ask anyone who knew Mr Bolam, or who remembers seeing him in the last few weeks to come forward to police as a matter of urgency, as they may have details that will assist this investigation.''

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at the incident room at Govan on 0141 532 5415, or by calling 101.

Crimestoppers can also be contacted on 0800 555 111, where information can be given anonymously.