Police name man who died after incident in Kirkcaldy

Police have named a man who died after an incident in Kirkcaldy on Saturday night.

Monday, 30th May 2016, 1:26 pm
Updated Monday, 30th May 2016, 2:27 pm
The police are still investigating the incident, which they are treating as suspicious. Pic: George McLuskie

Darren Adie (42) was found unconscious on Tweed Avenue, close to the junction with Lawson Street, around 6.45pm that evening.

He was taken to the Victoria Hospital where he later died.

Officers are treating his death as suspicious and inquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances.

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Detective Chief Inspector Raymond Brown, of Police Scotland’s Major Investigation Team, said: “Our inquiries are at an early stage and we are keen to speak to anyone who can help us piece together Darren’s last movements.”

Kirkcaldy Inspector Graeme Neill said: “We currently believe this to have been an isolated incident and the local community can be reassured that a dedicated team of officers are investigating Darren’s death.

“There will be a police presence in the area during the early stages of this inquiry with high visibility reassurance patrols.”

Anyone with information or concerns is encouraged to speak to an officer or alternatively call Police Scotland on 101 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.