Police Scotland are appealing for information following the death of a 52-year-old man in Renfrew.Officers were called to a report of an injured man in a common close on Renfield Street at around 3am on Monday morning.

Emergency services attended however, the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers have named him as Alastair Campbell from Renfrew.

Alastair’s death is being treated as suspicious, and enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances. Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

Photo: Alastair Campbell was pronounced dead at the scene
Photo Credit: Issued by Police Scotland

Detective Chief Inspector Graham McCreadie, from Police Scotland’s Major Investigation Team, said: “Our thoughts are with Alastair’s family and friends at this very difficult time. We’ll continue to support them throughout our enquiries.

“It’s vital we find out exactly what happened to Alastair, and I’m appealing to the public for help to do that.

“I would urge anyone who was in the area at the time and saw anything they believe may assist our investigation to get in touch. If you have dash cam footage, private CCTV or doorbell footage, please bring it to our attention.

“I want to reassure the public that there will be an increased police presence in the area while we carry out extensive enquiries into the incident. Anyone with information or concerns can also speak to these officers.

“Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting reference 0243 of 30 October. Alternatively, information can be passed anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

By Ricky Kelly

Main writer for Renfrewshire News

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