Tayside and Central Scotland

Injured man's death in Perth 'suspicious'

Gowans Terrace
Image caption The area where the man was found was cordoned off while the scene was examined

The death of a man found injured in a Perth street is being treated as suspicious.

The local man, who was in his 20s but has not been named, was found in Bute Drive at the junction with Gowans Terrace shortly after 18:30.

He was taken by ambulance to Perth Royal Infirmary, where he died.

Tayside Police said the area where the man was found was cordoned off while the scene was examined and an inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the death was continuing.

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