Cops turn to the public for help in Motherwell death case.

The name of the deceased has been released as Cameron McMillan.
The name of the deceased has been released as Cameron McMillan.

Detectives are appealing for information following the death of a man in Motherwell in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Police were called to Quarry Street around 5am on May 19, after a man was seriously injured during an altercation outside.

Emergency services attended however the male was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim can now be named as 23-year-old Cameron McMillan.

A 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death and appeared before Hamilton Sheriff Court on Monday, May 20.

A 34-year-old man was also arrested in connection with an assault and also appeared before Hamilton Sheriff Court on Tuesday, May 21.

Officers siad a full report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Detective Inspector Cammy Miller from Coatbridge CID commented: “Extensive enquiries are being carried out to gather as much information about what happened, with detectives examining CCTV and speaking to local residents.

“Despite the early hour, it was daylight and from CCTV we can see that there were a number of members of the public in the area walking dogs and going about their daily business. It is vital that these people come forward and speak to the police, regardless of whether they think they have information or not.

“I would appeal to anyone who was in the vicinity of Quarry Street from around 4.30am to 5.15am, and heard or saw any form of disturbance or argument, to get in touch.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact Wishaw CID via 101, quoting incident number 0978 of Sunday, May 19. Alternatively you can call CRIMESTOPPERS anonymously on 0800 555 111 where details can be given in complete confidence.”