Police launch murder enquiry as woman’s body is found in Drumchapel

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Murder enquiry launched after death of woman in Drumchapel

Detectives investigating the death of a 51-year-old woman in Drumchapel last night, Wednesday, 26 September 2018, have arrested a man.

Around 6.45 pm, police were called to a house in Dewar Drive, Glasgow, where the body of the woman, was discovered.

A post-mortem examination will be carried out in due course to establish the exact cause of death, however, officers are treating her death as murder.

A 57-year-old man has been arrested in connection with her death and enquiries are ongoing.

Detective Inspector Scott McCallum, of the Major Investigations Teams, said:

“Officers are currently making door-to-door enquiries in the area and examining local CCTV. I’m appealing to members of the local community who may have any information regarding any suspicious activity or events in Dewar Drive since the morning of Wednesday, 26th September 2018 to get in touch with us.

“Please don’t dismiss anything you know as insignificant, let us be the judge of that and please do pass the details on.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police via 101, quoting incident number 3159 of Wednesday 26 September 2018, or you can contact the dedicated incident room number on 0141 305 4541.

Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can give anonymously.

The woman will not be named until the post-mortem and formal identification have taken place.

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