Man on Greenock murder charge

Published: 12 Jun 2013 09:10

POLICE have this afternoon confirmed that the death of Greenock man Jim Small is being treated as murder - and they have arrested a suspect.

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A 47-year-old, who has not been named, is currently in police custody and is expected to appear at Greenock Sheriff Court today.

Jim Small's body was found in his Weir Street flat on Sunday at around 2.15pm.

A spokeswoman for Police Scotland told the Telegraph: "A 47-year-old man has been arrested and is presently detained in police custody in connection with the death of James Small (64), whose body was discovered in his flat in Weir Street, Greenock, around 2.15pm on Sunday."

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