Bellshill murder victim ‘was involved in house fight’

  • 5 October 2018

Ross GowImage copyright Police Scotland
Image caption Ross Gow died from his injuries in Monklands District General Hospital

A murder victim was involved in fight in a house before he was found critically injured on a North Lanarkshire street, it has emerged.

Ross Gow, 25, was discovered on Bellvue Crescent, Bellshill, at about 04:40 on Wednesday.

Police said Mr Gow was taken to Monklands District General Hospital but died a short time later.

His death was initially being treated as suspicious, but detectives have now launched a murder investigation.

Det Insp Susan Balfour, of the Major Investigation Team, said: “Our inquiries are continuing to establish the circumstances surrounding this death and officers are following a positive line of enquiry.

“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 enquiries 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.”

BBC News – Scotland

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