Arrest made after man's body found in house fire

A 43-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death of Charles 'Chic' Wilson in Renton.

Arrest made after man’s body found in house fire in Renton, West Dunbartonshire Police Scotland

A man has been arrested following the discovery of a 40-year-old’s body after a flat fire in West Dunbartonshire.

A murder investigation was launched by Police Scotland following a blaze at a property in Tontine Park, Renton, at around 7.25am on March 25.

The body of Charles “Chic” Wilson, who was last seen alive around 10.45am on Friday, March 24, was found inside the bedroom of the flat.

Officers have confirmed that a 43-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death.

Enquiries remain ongoing at this time.

A spokesperson said: “Following an investigation into the death of Charles Wilson in Renton, officers have arrested a 42-year-old man.

“Enquiries are continuing.

“Mr Wilson was found within a flat in Tontine Park on Saturday, March 25, 2023.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Police Scotland via 101, quoting incident number 0899 of March 25, 2023.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be given anonymously.