Police Scotland have named the boy who died in a Paisley flat on Monday as 4-year-old Kayden Frank and confirmed his death is being treated as murder.

Kayden was found dead alongside a 38-year-old man, named locally as his dad, Steven Frank who dead is not being treated as murder.

Officers attended his home at around 8pm on Monday, 15th May, 2023, following a report of concern.

Kayden was found dead at the scene.

Following a post mortem examination, his death is being treated as murder.

Steven Frank’s death is not being treated as suspicious.

Police Scotland confirmed that at this time they have no information to suggest anyone else has been involved and enquiries are ongoing.

A report has been sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

Detective Chief Inspector Christopher Thomson, of the Major Investigation Team, said: “Our thoughts are with Kayden’s family and friends, along with everyone affected by this tragedy.

“We are providing his family with specialist support at this incredibly difficult time and officers are continuing enquiries to try and get some answers for them.

“Kayden’s family have requested that their privacy is respected at this time.”

By Ricky Kelly

Main writer for Renfrewshire News

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