Murder inquiry launched - Yoker, Glasgow

Published 19 September 2019

Detectives have launched a murder inquiry following the death of a man in Yoker on Tuesday 17 September 2019.


Around 5pm on Tuesday afternoon, police were called to a flat in Halley Place in Yoker.  Forty three year-old Steven Savage was pronounced dead at the scene.


Following a post mortem examination, the death is now being treated as murder and a murder inquiry has been launched.


Relatives are aware and a full report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.


Detective Inspector Gillian Faulds of Greater Glasgow Division said: “Extensive police enquiries are ongoing into this death and officers are appealing to anyone with information, no matter how insignificant it may seem, to contact us. That information will assist us establish the exact circumstances surrounding his death and the motive for this murder.


“Detectives are also working to piece together Steven’s last known movements.  I would ask anyone who seen Steven in the local area of Yoker and Knightswood between Sunday and Tuesday to come forward to officers, as that information is essential to our continuing investigation.”


Anyone with information should contact Police Scotland through 101 quoting reference number 2727 of 17th September.  Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.



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