Detectives launch inquiry into ‘suspicious’ death of man

Emergency services were called to a flat in Mosside Drive, Blackburn, shortly before 1am on Saturday.

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Detectives have launched an investigation into the “suspicious” death of a man in West Lothian.

Emergency services were called to a flat in Mosside Drive, Blackburn, shortly before 1am on Saturday.

A 35-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

A post-mortem is yet to take place to establish the cause of death, however investigating officers are treating it as “suspicious”.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 12.50am on Saturday, June 12, officers were called to a flat in Mosside Drive, Blackburn. 

“Police and ambulance attended and a 35-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

“A post-mortem will be carried out in due course to establish the exact cause of death, however at this time the death is being treated as suspicious and extensive police enquiries are ongoing into the circumstances surrounding this death.”