Glenrothes deaths: Family of man and woman informed

Police sealed off the property.
Police sealed off the property.

The families of the two people found dead in Glenrothes have been informed, as it has been revealed that the investigation involves a man and a woman.

Police say they are in the early stages of an investigation into the deaths.

Officers were called to a house in the Forres Drive area shortly after 6pm last night, by the Scottish Ambulance Service.

A 48-year-old man and a 37-year-old woman had been found unresponsive within the property, and were pronounced dead at the scene.

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The deaths are currently being treated as unexplained pending further enquiries, and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Detective Chief Inspector Scott Cunningham of Fife Division said: “The families of the man and woman have been informed and will be kept fully updated as our enquiries progress.

“We understand the local community will have questions and concerns, and I want to reassure people that we’re doing all we can to establish the circumstances surrounding their deaths.

“Anyone who may have information relevant to the investigation is urged to contact Police Scotland via 101, quoting incident number 2867 of 4th October, or speak to an officer in the area as soon as possible.”

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