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Man's death in Blantyre treated as suspicious

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The death of a 27-year-old man in South Lanarkshire in the early hours is being treated as suspicious by police.

The man was found with serious injuries in Fernslea Avenue, Blantyre, at about 02:30.

He was taken by ambulance to Hairmyres Hospital in East Kilbride but died a short time after admission.

A post-mortem examination will be held to establish the exact cause of death. Police said anyone who witnessed a disturbance should contact them.

Det Insp Mark Bell, of Police Scotland's major investigation team, said: "We are trying to establish the circumstances prior to the 27-year-old man being found injured.

"I'd like to speak to anyone who was in the vicinity of Fernslea Avenue prior to 02:30 this morning and may have witnessed a disturbance there."

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