Arrest made after man found dead following disturbance 

A 25-year-old man was pronounced dead on Mousebank Road, Lanark, on Saturday.

Arrest made after man found dead following disturbance on Mousebank Road, Lanark © Google Maps 2022

A man has been arrested in connection with a death in Lanark on Saturday morning.

Police were called to Mousebank Road at around 1.55am after reports of a disturbance.

Emergency services attended and a 25-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene in “suspicious” circumstances.

The force confirmed a 22-year-old man had been arrested in connection with the death.

Enquiries into the incident are ongoing.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Police received reports of a disturbance on Mousebank Road in Lanark around 1.55am on Saturday, July 16, 2022.

“Emergency services attended, however a 25-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

“A 22-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

“The death is being treated as suspicious and enquiries are ongoing.”