Eight children in Glasgow flat when police found man dead

Eight children in Glasgow flat when police found man dead
Raithburn Road, Castlemilk
Image caption A large part of Raithburn Road, Castlemilk, was cordoned off on Tuesday morning

Eight children, including a baby, were in a Glasgow flat when police discovered the body of a man.

Police Scotland said the alarm was raised about 04:40 on Tuesday in Raithburn Road, Castlemilk.

The man, believed to be in his 40s, was discovered inside the flat and a 41-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death.

The children and two women were all taken to the the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and later released.

The body was found after police were called out to a disturbance.

No ages have been released for the children but it is understood at least one is a baby.

Image caption Police were called to the block of flats after a large scale disturbance broke out about 04:40

A force spokeswoman said: “Around 04:40 hours on Tuesday 3 April, police were called to a disturbance at a flat in Raithburn Road, Castlemilk, Glasgow.

“On arrival, the body of a man, believed to be in his 40s, was discovered within the flat.

“Two women and eight children, also present, were taken by ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow.”

The spokeswoman said inquiries into the incident were ongoing and appealed for anyone with information to come forward.

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