Couple found dead in house named by police amid unexplained death probe

Officers found the bodies of Neil and Alison McLaughlin after being called out to a property in Inverclyde.

Greenock couple found dead inside house named by Police Scotland amid unexplained death probe Police Scotland

Police have named the man and woman who were found dead inside a house in Greenock as Neil and Alison McLaughlin.

Officers were called out to an address on Banff Road just after 5pm on Friday after reports of concern for the people inside.

The bodies of Neil, aged 57, and Alison, aged 53, were discovered at the scene.

The deaths are being treated as unexplained.

Detective inspector Gordon Smith said: “Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Neil and Alison.

“We are providing their families with specialist support at this incredibly difficult time. They have asked for privacy.

“The deaths are currently being treated as unexplained and enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances.

“At this time we have no information to suggest anyone else is involved in connection with the deaths and there is no risk to the wider public.

“A police presence will remain in the area while our investigation continues and anyone with concerns should speak to officers.

“A report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.”

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