Posted: Thursday 23 March 2017

Investigation into police response following death of 32-year-old man in Glasgow

The Police Investigations & Review Commissioner (PIRC) is undertaking an investigation following the death of a 32-year-old man in Glasgow.

A spokesman for the PIRC said:

"The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) has instructed the Police Investigations & Review Commissioner (PIRC) to undertake an investigation following the death of Steven Nichol, 32, in Scaraway Street, Glasgow, on Wednesday 8 March 2017. 

"The investigation will consider the response by Police Scotland to a telephone call made by the man earlier that day.

"A report on the Commissioner's findings will be submitted to the COPFS in due course."

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