A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a man in a Glasgow flat.
Craig Shaw was found by officers in a property on Jedworth Road, Drumchapel, at around 5.55pm on Thursday.
The 45-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene, his family have been informed.
Detectives are now searching for the person or people responsible for killing Mr Shaw, who they described as a having been well known locally.
Detective chief inspector Cameron Miller, of the Major Investigation Team, said he believes the answer to why Mr Shaw was murdered lies in the local community.
The crime scene on Jedworth Road remains cordoned off as it continues to be examined for clues.
Anyone who has any information that could help the police in their investigation has been urged to contact them, especially if they were in the Jedworth Road area at around 8am on Wednesday or 6pm on Thursday.
DCI Miller said: “A murder inquiry has now been launched to identify the person or people responsible for the death of Mr Shaw.
“Officers are carrying out door to door enquiries in the Jedworth Road area, and the property has been cordoned off while crime scene officers undertake meticulous examinations. These officers will remain in the local area should the public have any concerns.
“I would ask them to support our ongoing investigation by getting in touch if they have any information at all that could assist us.
“Enquiries so far confirm Mr Shaw was well known locally, and my team and I are particularly interested in speaking to anyone who may have been in the Jedworth Road area around 8am on Wednesday, April 21, and 6pm on Thursday, April 22.
“If anyone remembers seeing or speaking to Mr Shaw, please contact us.
“I would also appeal to anyone who may have CCTV, or any other footage they think could be relevant, to please make us aware.”
“Although our investigation is in the very early stages, I believe the answer to why Mr Shaw was murdered lies within the local community.”
Anyone who has any information which might help is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting reference number 2750 of Thursday, April 22.
Alternatively, information can be passed anonymously through the charity Crimestoppers, who can be contacted on 0800 555 111.
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