DETECTIVES have launched a murder inquiry following the death of a Yoker man earlier this week.

Steven Savage, 45, was pronounced dead at the scene after police were called to a flat in Halley Place around 5pm on Tuesday.

Police said after a post mortem examination, the death is now being treated as murder and a murder inquiry has been launched.

Relatives are aware and a full report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.

Detective Inspector Gillian Faulds, of Greater Glasgow Division, said: “Extensive police enquiries are ongoing into this death and officers are appealing to anyone with information, no matter how insignificant it may seem, to contact us.

"That information will assist us establish the exact circumstances surrounding his death and the motive for this murder.

“Detectives are also working to piece together Steven’s last known movements.

"I would ask anyone who seen Steven in the local area of Yoker and Knightswood between Sunday and Tuesday to come forward to officers, as that information is essential to our continuing investigation.”

Anyone with information should contact Police Scotland through 101 quoting reference number 2727 of September 17.

Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.