Police probe 'suspicious' death of man found injured in house

A 37-year-old man died in hospital after being found injured at a property on Nairn Road, Greenock, on Tuesday morning.

Police have launched an investigation into the “suspicious” death of a man found injured in a house in Greenock.

Emergency services found a 37-year-old seriously injured after being called to Nairn Road at around 1.15am on Tuesday.

He was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Officers are treating the death as “suspicious” as enquiries continue.

A local neighbour revealed residents in the area heard a sound similar to that of “fireworks”.

Local resident Mary said: “I wasn’t home at the time but my daughter and husband who were asleep in the house didn’t hear anything.

“Someone a few streets away heard what they thought was fireworks.”

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 1.15am on Tuesday, February 28, 2023, police were called to a house on Nairn Road, Greenock where a man was found seriously injured.

“Officers attended and the 37-year-old man was taken by ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital where he died a short time later.

“A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

“Officers are treating his death as suspicious and enquiries are continuing.”