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Murder Inquiry Launched in Perth

A murder inquiry has been launched following the death of a man in Perth.

Emergency services were called to a property in Scott Street around 8.50pm on Monday, 7 June, 2021, following a report of a concern for a person. Officers found Ian Menzies (55) within and are treating the death as murder.  Officers are following a positive line of enquiry

Ian’s family have been informed and have issued the following statement: “Ian was the best Dad, Grandad and brother in the world. He was caring, respected and loved dearly by friends and family. Words cannot express how sorely he will be missed.  As you can understand, this is a traumatic time for us as a family. Although we appreciate your messages of support we would like to respectfully request our privacy at this highly sensitive time.”

Detective Inspector Gary Winter, of Police Scotland’s Major Investigation Team, said: “My thoughts are with the family and friends of Ian at this extremely difficult time and they are being supported by specialist officers.  Anyone who believes they may have information relevant to the investigation is asked to email scdholmesdundee@scotland.pnn.police.uk or telephone using 101 quoting reference number 3859 of 7 June, 2021.

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