A murder inquiry has been launched after the discovery of the body of a missing man who had last been seen by his family more than two weeks before.
James Grant’s body was discovered in his flat in Glasgow on Wednesday after relatives had contacted police.
The 59-year-old had last been seen at around 1pm on Tuesday, May 8. Strathclyde Police said they have so far been unable to trace anyone who saw him since then.
On Friday, the force said that following a post-mortem examination they were treating the death of Mr Grant, who was found in his flat at 9/4, 30 Kingsway Court in Scotstoun, as murder.
Detective Chief Inspector John McDonald, who is leading the investigation, said: "The last sighting of Mr Grant was around 1pm on Tuesday, May 8. So far, we have been unable to trace anyone who has seen or spoken to him since that date.
"We are trying to establish when he died and it is possible that he may have been murdered anytime from May 8. I have a large number of officers in the area carrying out house to house enquiries and reviewing CCTV recordings.
"It is crucial that I speak with anyone who saw Mr Grant between 1pm on Tuesday, May 8, and Wednesday 23 as they may hold vital information that can assist me in finding who is responsible for this murder.
"I'm also keen to trace all Mr Grant's friends and associates and I urge them to contact the incident room in order that my officers can speak with them."
Any person with information is asked to call the Anderston Police office on 0141 532 3270.
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