Police watchdog investigates after man dies in incident

The police watchdog is investigating after a man died following an incident attended by officers. 

Police were called to a property at Alison Lea in East Kilbride, South Lanarkshire, around 4.15pm on Friday.

A 59-year-old man was seriously injured and later died.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 4.15pm, officers attended at a property in East Kilbride.

“A 59-year-old man was seriously injured and has since died.”

The circumstances surrounding the man’s death are now being investigated by the Police Investigations and Review Commissioner (Pirc).

A spokesperson said: “We have been directed by the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (Copfs) to investigate the circumstances of the death of a 59-year-old man following an incident involving police in East Kilbride on June 11, 2021.”

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