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Appeal for information following suspicious death, Wishaw

Published 19 March 2020

Police in Lanarkshire are appealing for information following a suspicious death in Wishaw.

A 46-year-old man, who can now be identified as Gary Gray, was found within a property in McGregor Street around 9.45am on Tuesday, 17 March, 2020. 

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

Enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances surrounding the death which at this time is being treated as suspicious.

Detective Sergeant Derrick Lunan, of Wishaw CID, said: “We are conducting extensive enquiries into the death of Gary and we are appealing to anyone who may have any information to come forward.

“I would ask those who may have seen Gary in the lead up to his death to get in contact with officers.

“Police are working closely with Gary’s family to ensure they have everything they need at this difficult time.

“There will be increased patrols in the area and I would like to reassure the public that we believe this to be an isolated incident with no wider threat to the local community.”

If anyone has any information, police can be contacted on 101, quoting incident number 0720 of Tuesday, 17 March, 2020.

Alternatively, the charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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