Boy, 15, charged over death of 70-year-old man

UK

A 15-year-old boy has been charged over the death of a 70-year-old man in Glasgow.

Police were called to the Victoria Road area shortly before midnight on Friday following the reported serious assault of the victim, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

The teenager who has been arrested and charged in connection with the death is expected to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Monday.

Detective Inspector Alan Ferguson said: “At this time, our thoughts remain with the deceased’s family and friends, as they come to terms with their tragic loss.

“I would like to thank the local community for their assistance with our enquiries.”

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