Hunt for ‘perpetrator’ following woman’s ‘suspicious’ death

Esther Brown, 67, was found dead within a tenement flat in West Princes Street, Glasgow, on Tuesday.

Detectives are “working tirelessly to identify the perpetrator” following the “suspicious” death of a pensioner in Glasgow.

Esther Brown, 67, was found dead within a tenement flat in West Princes Street in the Woodlands area of the city at around 4pm on Tuesday.

She had not been seen since around 5.30pm last Friday.

The investigation into the circumstances surrounding Ms Brown’s death continues.

Detective superintendent Suzie Chow, of Police Scotland’s Major Investigation Teams, said: “Our thoughts remain with her family and friends at this difficult time. 

“We are continuing to follow a number of lines of enquiry but require help from the public to assist with our investigation.

“If you were in the area in the days leading up to Tuesday and may have noticed anything suspicious, I would ask that you get in contact with police.”

Glasgow: Ms Brown's body was found within a tenement flat in West Princes Street.STV News

Additional police patrols have been mobilised to the area. Anyone with concerns or information is urged to speak to the officers.

Superintendent Ross Allan said: “We continue to work closely with our detective colleagues and would again like to take this opportunity to reassure the public that we are working tirelessly to identify the perpetrator.

“Additional officers remain in the area and we have now set up an incident caravan on West Princes Street and would encourage anyone who has any concerns to speak to any officer in the vicinity.”

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