Man found dead in Glasgow takeaway restaurant

Emergency services called to Glasgow city centre in the early hours of Monday following reports of an unconscious man

Police are investigating the “suspicious death” of a man whose body was found in a restaurant early on Monday.

Emergency services were called to an address in Glenmore Avenue, Glasgow, at around 2.55am on Monday morning following reports of an unconscious man.

The man, believed to be aged between 20 and 30, was pronounced dead at the scene. A postmortem examination was due to take place later on Monday.

Police Scotland said they were working with the Scottish Ambulance Service to establish the circumstances surrounding the death. A report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.

A spokeswoman for Glasgow city council said: “At around 1.45am this morning, two of our officers were called to reports of an emergency in Glasgow city centre involving a man who had not regained consciousness.

“The man had been found on the premises of a takeaway, Glenmore restaurant, in the centre of Glasgow.

“Officers who attended found the man in his late 20s or early 30s, unconscious and unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

“The identity of the man is not yet known. He is known to police. Our officers are working with the Scottish Ambulance Service to establish the circumstances surrounding the death.”

Police said the area remained closed on Monday as a result of the investigation.

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