Annan police station custody death probed
- 22 November 2013
- From the section South Scotland
The Police Investigations and Review Commissioner is to investigate the death of a Gretna man held in custody at Annan Police Station.
Kevin McGurty, 43, from Gretna, died on Wednesday after taking ill while being detained.
Police Scotland confirmed that the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) had ordered an independent investigation.
It added that it would "co-operate fully" with that process.