Murder probe as man dies after being found with serious injuries

Police Scotland have named the man who died as 21-year-old Ryan Willcox.

Man charged in Glasgow Castlemilk murder inquiry as Police Scotland name victim Police Scotland

Police have launched a murder inquiry into the death of a man in Glasgow they have now named as 21-year-old Ryan Willcox.

An 18-year-old man has been charged in connection with his death, which happened on Stravanan Road in Castlemilk at around 4.30pm on Friday.

Police Scotland said Willcox was found seriously injured before being pronounced dead at the scene.

The death is being treated as suspicious and a murder inquiry is ongoing, the force said.

Detective inspector Stuart Gillies said: “Our thoughts are very much with Ryan’s family and friends at what is a very difficult time, and they are being provided with support by specialist officers.

“We believe this was an isolated incident and there is no threat to the wider community.

“We have a dedicated team of officers working on this investigation and extensive enquiries are ongoing at this time.

“I understand that this is an upsetting incident for the local community and I would urge anyone with concerns to speak to one of our officers.”

The 18-year-old man is expected to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Monday, July 31.

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