Suspicious death being treated as murder

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Tayside Police can confirm that the death of a man in Forfar in the early hours of this morning (Thursday, March 31) is being treated as murder.

Police attended at a flat in Manor Court, Myre Road, Forfar, shortly after 1 am following reports of a disturbance, where they discovered the body of a man.

Understood to be in his 40s, he had sustained a number of injuries and was declared dead at the scene. His details are not being released at this time as he has yet to be formally identified.

A 45-year-old woman has been detained in connection with the incident and is assisting with police enquiries.

Investigations are continuing today, with door to door enquiries and meticulous examination of the crime scene.

Officers would appeal to anyone who was in the area and who may have seen or heard anything that could assist police enquiries to call 0300 111 2222.

Alternatively, information can be passed anonymously via the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.