...By Gift BADEWO for TDPel Media.
In a distressing incident from Paisley, near Glasgow, authorities discovered the bodies of a four-year-old boy and a man in a top-floor apartment.
The police, after the initial investigation, are treating the child’s death as a murder.
Such heartbreaking incidents underscore the importance of community awareness and vigilance in our society.
Identifying the Deceased
The child, named Kayden Frank, and a 38-year-old man identified as Steven Frank, were found dead three days ago.
Steven is said to be a relative of the young boy.
The relationship between the two has not yet been clarified, nor have the exact causes of death been confirmed, adding to the complexity and tragic nature of the case.
The Murder Investigation
Police are treating Kayden’s death as a homicide based on a post-mortem examination, while Steven Frank’s death has been ruled as non-suspicious.
Some reports suggest that this may be a case of murder-suicide, but the authorities have not yet confirmed this speculation.
They are still investigating the incident, ruling out any third-party involvement as of now.
Details from the Scene
The shocking discovery was made around 8pm on Monday after Police Scotland received a concern report.
Neighbors recall hearing screams from the property prior to the police’s arrival, with one witness recounting cries for help.
This dreadful incident has rocked the usually peaceful neighborhood, leaving residents deeply disturbed.
The Investigation Progress
Forensic teams in hazmat suits were seen working in the area on Tuesday, and tents were set up as part of the investigation process.
One anonymous neighbor shared with the Daily Record that they had initially heard an argument but didn’t think much of it until the arrival of police and ambulances.
Reactions and Grief
Nicole Frank, identifying herself as Steven Frank’s daughter, expressed her heartbreak on Facebook, indicating the profound impact of this tragic event on the family.
She pleaded for discretion and respect, denouncing false rumors circulating on social media.
Locals also took to social media to express their shock and condolences, reflecting the community’s grief over the incident.
The building where the bodies were found has been cordoned off as forensic officers continue their work.
Official Statement and Support for the Family
Detective Chief Inspector Christopher Thomson from the Major Investigation Team expressed his condolences to Kayden’s family and friends.
He assured that the officers are doing their best to provide answers and support for the family during this trying time.
The family has requested privacy as they navigate this terrible loss.