Murder Inquiry following Bellshill death

5 October 2018, 11:18 | Updated: 5 October 2018, 11:20

Ross Gow, Bellshill

Police have launched a murder inquiry after a man died following an altercation in a house.

Ross Gow, 25, was found seriously injured in Bellvue Crescent, Bellshill, North Lanarkshire, at around 4.40am on Wednesday.

He was taken by ambulance to Monklands District General Hospital, but died a short time later.

It is understood he was involved in an altercation with another man in a house in the street earlier that morning.

Police are treating the death as murder following a post-mortem examination and detectives have appealed for information.

Detective Inspector Susan Balfour from the Major Investigation Team said: "Our inquiries are continuing to establish the circumstances surrounding this death and officers are following a positive line of inquiry.

"Information has been received that Mr Gow was involved in an altercation with another man within a house in Bellvue Crescent early on Wednesday morning, and officers are currently carrying out inquiries in that street.

"Again I would ask anyone who was in the area of Bellvue Crescent between 3am and 5am on Wednesday morning who saw anyone, or any vehicles, to come forward to detectives."

Anyone with information is asked to contact Wishaw Police Office through 101, quoting reference number 0310 of Wednesday October 3. Or details can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.