Two charged over ‘suspicious death’ after body found

Chris Cowie, 38, was found dead after police were called to a property in Dunfermline.

Dunfermline: The body of Chris Cowie, 38, was discovered on Tuesday. <strong>Google 2019</strong>
Dunfermline: The body of Chris Cowie, 38, was discovered on Tuesday. Google 2019

Two people have been charged over the “suspicious” death of a man in Fife.

The body of Chris Cowie, 38, was discovered after police were called to a property in Golfdrum Street, Dunfermline, on Tuesday. His relatives have been informed.

Following a post-mortem examination, police are treating the death as suspicious.

A 26-year-old man and 33-year-old woman have been arrested and charged in connection with the death.

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They are due to appear at Dunfermline Sheriff Court on Thursday.

A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

A force spokesperson said: “Police can confirm that a 26-year-old man and a 33-year-old woman have been arrested and charged in connection with the death of a 38-year-old man in Dunfermline.

“Officers were called to an address in Golfdrum Street on Tuesday, where the body of a man was found.

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“Following a post-mortem examination, the death is being treated as suspicious.

“The deceased can be named as Chris Cowie and his relatives have been informed.

“The 26-year-old man and 33-year-old woman are due to appear at Dunfermline Sheriff Court on Thursday.

“A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.”


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