Arrest made after man found with throat slit in Glenrothes

Aleksandrs Sokolovs, 29-year-old found dead in a flat in Tummel Road, Glenrothes on Monday, April 13.
Aleksandrs Sokolovs, 29-year-old found dead in a flat in Tummel Road, Glenrothes on Monday, April 13.
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An arrest has been made as police in Fife continue their investigations after a body was found in Glenrothes on Monday.

Police were called to a flat in Tummel Road in the Balfarg area of the town on Monday after concerns were raised about the welfare of an individual.

Police at the scene in Tummel Road. Pic by George McLuskie.

Police at the scene in Tummel Road. Pic by George McLuskie.

The body of a man was found with an injury to the neck.

The man found has now been identified as Aleksandrs Sokolovs, a 29-year-old Latvian national living in the town.

His death is still being treated as suspicious and officers are currently pursuing a positive line of enquiry.

A 28-year-old man has been arrested for a matter in connection with the police investigation, which is ongoing.

Officers currently pursuing a postive line of enquiry

Police Scotland spokesman
Pic by George McLuskie.

Pic by George McLuskie.