In a busy High Street railway station in Glasgow, where people have been going in and out, a ‘shocking act of violence was committed when a 14-year-old boy was found fatally injured in broad daylight. It was exactly around 3:45 p.m. on Saturday, Justin McLaughlin was found.
Justine McLaughlin was just an ordinary 14-year old teen from Baillieston, East Dunbartonshire, and was attending St. Ambrose High School in Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire when the tragic incident happened.
Murder At High Street
The 14-year old boy was then taken into Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, where he took his last breath. According to Police Scotland, a murder investigation has been launched, and they will be investigating the incident and the circumstances around it. They have also reached out to the public for help for any relevant information.
According to The Times, the 14-year-old bot was stabbed to death, which the police described as a ‘shocking act of violence.’ Police have been appealing for any witnesses of the incident to come forward with any information.
The Detective Chief Inspector of Police Scotland Major Investigation Team and Senior Investigating Officer Brian Geddes had said that the family had asked for their privacy to be respected in this difficult time, and specialist officers have been sent to their home for support.
The Investigation team was sure that there were people who may have witnessed the incident or witnessed something that led up to this incident.
A 16-Year Old Suspect
British Transport Police Detective Inspector Mar Francey stated in a report that the British transport police would be working closely with the Police Scotland to find out those responsible for the tragic case.
According to Mirror UK, the daily record report that a fundraiser has been made for the funeral of Justine McLaughlin, and nearly half of the £1,000 was collected. And a post on the page was seen to be describing the 14-year-old boy as a happy, kind, loving boy.
It was reported in Glasgow Times that police have confirmed arresting an unnamed 16-year-old connected with the incident, and officers are continuing the inquiries following the arrest.