Police have confirmed that the death of the couple discovered in a Paisley flat yesterday is not being treated as suspicious.

The couple, named locally as Stephen Mclachlan, 37 and Lisa Gilchrist, 38 were found inside a property on Espedair Street shortly before 7pm on Monday evening.

Officers have since confirmed that the deaths are not being treated as suspicious.

The couple’s son Stephen paid tribute to them on Facebook and wrote: “Rip mum and dad. Can’t believe this still not sunk in yet. I love yous both so much more than yous will ever know.

“Love yous both forever.”

A Police Scotland spokesman said “At around 6.55pm on Monday, January 10 police were called to a property on Espedair Street in Paisley where a 38-year-old woman and a 37-year-old man were found dead within.

“A Post Mortem will take place in due course to establish the exact cause of their deaths, which at this time, police are not treating as suspicious.

“A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.”

Main photo: Lisa Gilchrist and Stephen Mclachlan Credit: Social media tribute