Man charged in connection with teenager’s death

Nineteen-year-old Kirk Allan was found by police officers inside a property in Helensburgh on Saturday.

Man charged in connection with teenager’s death

A 30-year-old man has been charged in connection with the death of a teenager in Helensburgh.

He will appear at Dumbarton Sheriff Court on Monday.

The body of Kirk Allan, 19, was found by officers inside a property in the Helensburgh’s Johnson Court at around 6.25am on Saturday after they received reports of concern for a person in the area.

Detective Inspector Steve Martin said: “Our thoughts remain with Kirk’s family and friends at this very difficult time. Officers will continue to work in and around the community to provide reassurance.

“Enquiries are continuing to find out the full circumstances of what happened, in particular Kirk’s movements in the days preceding his death, however, we are not looking for anyone else in connection with the death.

“Anyone with information that may help with our enquiries, who has not already spoken to officers, is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident 1006 of Saturday, 25 July, or make a call anonymously to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”