Police are appealing for information after the body of a 22 year old man was found near the River Kelvin on Sunday.

At around 0845 in the morning, the body of Craig Allison, from Ruchill, Glasgow, was recovered from an area known locally as the ‘Slushie’ at the River Kelvin, close to Cowal Rd at Blairbuie Drive in Maryhill.

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At this time his death is being treated as unexplained, however, a post mortem will take place in due course to establish the exact cause.

Detective Inspector Jim Bradley, Maryhill CID, said today: “Craig’s body was discovered by a member of the public on Sunday morning."

"We know that he had gone fishing on Saturday afternoon with friends who we have since spoken to. 

"However, his friends left him there late Saturday night, early Sunday morning. 

“At this time we do not know what happened to Craig, and until that is established, I would appeal to anyone who saw him in the area to get in touch. 

“Craig, who is white, has light brown hair and was wearing a grey t-shirt with a white collar and white trim on the sleeve, grey jogging bottoms and blue and white ‘Addidas’ trainers.

“The area where he was found is quite a popular spot for fishing and the canal path is used by joggers, cyclists, dog walkers and the like, so if you recognise his description or have any information that will help our enquiry then please contact police.”

Information can be passed to officers at Maryhill CID via 101 or in confidence to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.