A man has been arrested and charged following a death at a property in West Lothian.
Around 12.50am on Saturday, police were called to an address in Mosside Drive in Blackburn.
Officers and emergency services attended and a 35-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.
The man has been named as Dean Ritchie from Blackburn, West Lothian. His family has been informed.
A 25-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the death. He is due to appear at Livingston Sheriff Court on Tuesday.
Detective chief inspector Cameron Miller from Police Scotland’s Major Investigation Team said: “Dean’s family has been left devastated by his death and it is vital we find answers for them.
“We are continuing enquiries in order to piece together Dean’s movements prior to his death and to establish the full circumstances of what happened.
“I believe members of the local community have information which could assist our ongoing enquiries and I would appeal to them to do the right thing and come forward. Families need to know why they have lost a loved one.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland’s Major Investigation Team via 101, quoting incident number 0208 of Saturday June 12.
Alternatively calls can be made to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be given anonymously.
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