Monday, 7 February 2011

Suspicious fire death - Chalmers Crescent

Photo from STV

The body of a man was found in a flat in Chalmers Crescent this morning after a suspicious fire.  Emergency services arrived at 8:20am.

The recovery was made in the ground floor flat of a block of four.  The fire service and police are conducting an investigation. 

Further details in this article from the BBC, Deadline and Daily Record.

7:30pm Witness appeal  Det Insp George Thomson is quoted as appealing for witnesses:
"We are appealing for anyone who was in the area of Chalmers Crescent at the time the fire broke out, who noticed any suspicious activity, to contact police immediately on 0131 311 3131, or anonymously through Crimestoppers in 0800 555 111.”

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