Detectives are investigating the murder of a grandfather who died following a “violent and sustained” attack within his own home in Glasgow.
Emergency services were called to Young Terrace in Springburn at around 9.50am on Tuesday after receiving a report of a man injured within a flat.
Brian Maley, 52, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Detective chief inspector Stuart Grainger, of Police Scotland’s Major Investigation Team, said: “Brian died as a result of a particularly violent and sustained assault within in his home.
“Brian was a father and grandfather and his family are devastated by what has happened.”
A dedicated team of officers are dealing with the case.
Local officers and specialist resources are also providing support as a detailed search of Mr Maley’s home and the surrounding area is carried out.
DCI Grainger added: “A high-visibility police presence will be maintained within the local area.
“Officers are currently conducting door-to-door enquiries and reviewing CCTV footage in the area.
“I urge anyone who was in the vicinity of Young Terrace between 7.30am and 9.50am on Tuesday and may have seen any person or persons acting suspiciously to get in touch with police as they may hold valuable information that can assist our enquiries.”
If you have any information, call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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