Man murdered in Roystonhill previously charged with racist slurs

By Emily Jamison

A man murdered in the Roystonhill area of Glasgow had admitted acting in an abusive and threatening manner just nine days ago.

Andrew Salina, appeared in Glasgow Sheriff Court on April 9th where he admitted the charge, linked to racism, near his previous home in Gorbals.

The victim had just moved to the Roystonhill area of the city when he was brutally murdered in an attack believed to have used weapons.

Paramedics were called at 3:30am where they found Salina seriously injured following a disturbance.

Andrew Salina (credit: Facebook)

Emergency services attempted to save the 51-year-old, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detective Chief Inspector Paul Livingstone said: “I am asking for the assistance of the local community to come forward with any information you may have.

“It is possible you witnessed or heard a disturbance in Roystonhill at the junction with Millburn Street at around 3.30am.

“We also understand that three men were seen entering the area in a small light coloured car and were seen leaving the area in the same vehicle following the alleged incident.”

Witnesses have been asked to call police on 101.


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