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Fri Jul 15 9:07 pm  #1

Todays NEWS in Govan and Glasgow. . . .

Top cops launch investigation after 'suspicious'
death in South Side flat

TOP cops are probing a suspicious death after a body was discovered within a property in Glasgow’s South Side.
Police Scotland’s Major Investigation Team have launched an investigation after the body was discovered within a flat in Kenmure Street, Pollokshields at around 9.50am on Thursday, July 14th.

A couple living in a flat on 73 Kenmure Street told The Evening Times that police questioned them about their neighbour, who lives in the first floor flat. They said they last seen the man around two weeks ago and he had only lived in the flat for three months. They described him as a nice man but weren't sure of his name. 
They said he was white and in his 60s, and he would often walk up and down the street. A neighbour also said the man was deaf.

Rangers manager Mark Warburton looking to
wrap up signing of Joe Dodoo

Rangers manager Mark Warburton hopes to have the signing of Leicester forward Joe Dodoo wrapped up by early next week. The 21-year-old is keen on a move to Glasgow after training with Rangers this week and the two clubs are discussing a deal. Dodoo is out of contract but Leicester are due compensation as they offered him a new deal.

Dodoo hit four goals for Leicester in the Capital One Cup last season but only made one appearance in their title-winning campaign, and was loaned to Bury.

Glasgow woman tells of stillbirth agony: "Even though I won't see him grow up, I've still got the memories"

On July 27, Kirsty Burnett will release white balloons into the sky in silent tribute to the baby boy she lost, suddenly, weeks before she was due to give birth.

Kirsty's son, Marcus Alexander, died in the womb when she was eight and a half months pregnant without warning. She suffered a placental abruption, where the placenta comes away from the womb, starving the baby of oxygen and nutrients.

Escaped prisoners may be in Glasgow

TWO escaped prisoners may be in Glasgow after fleeing from a prison near Dundee.

Twenty-three-year-old Kieran Kiely, and Daniel Hussain, 24, were reported missing from Castle Huntly jail at 4.20pm on Wednesday.

Both have links to the Glasgow area and Hussain also has connections in Perth. Kiely also has links to Stirling and Fife. Kiely is described as 5 ft 4 tall, stocky build with short dark hair.

Hussain is described as 5 ft 10 tall, medium build with short dark hair. If seen, members of the public should not approach these men and should contact Police Scotland on 101.

Internal police probe launched over death of
T in the Park reveller Jim Richardson

A PROBE has been launched into the death of a man who died after he went missing at T in the Park.

The Police Investigations and Review Commissioner (PIRC) say they will investigate the death of Wishaw man Jim Richardson who was first reported missing by his concerned family.

They launched a Facebook appeal urging him to come home but the dad-of-three’s body was later found near an area of the A9, near Forteviot, Perthsire on Tuesday July 12.

Police said the 29-year-old's death is not being treated as suspicious but a probe will take place looking at how cops dealt with the initial report of concern made about his welfare.

Missing Scots couple found safe after terror incident in Nice

The family of Carole Annie and Ross Cowan today spoke of their relief after the couple were found safely. Carole's sister Amy Stanton, 25, said: "They are fine. They left Nice to travel overnight while it was quiet.
"They heard gunshots in the distance and thought it was something to do with the fireworks.

Haste ye back.
             Jimmy. (

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