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Woman's death in Port Glasgow is treated as murder

Karen Young Image copyright Police Scotland
Image caption Police found Karen Young's body at a flat in Port Glasgow

The death of a woman in a Port Glasgow flat almost a month ago is being treated as murder, police have confirmed.

The body of Karen Young, 47, was found in the property at Kelburn Terrace at around 13:15 on Friday 9 June.

Her death was initially treated as unexplained.

Police said officers from the major investigation team conducted "extensive inquiries" to establish the circumstances of her death.

A spokeswoman added: "As a result of these inquiries, the death is being treated as murder."

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