Man who died after Glasgow's Saracen Street stabbing named locally

Man stabbed to death on Glasgow's Saracen Street named locally <i>(Image: Social Media/Newsquest)</i>
Man stabbed to death on Glasgow's Saracen Street named locally (Image: Social Media/Newsquest)

A man who died after he was stabbed in Glasgow has been named locally as Brian Gough.

The 27-year-old sadly passed away after being attacked in broad daylight on Saracen Street in the city's Possilpark.

The incident took place on Saturday, May 18, at around 5pm.

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Now, heartbroken friends of Brian have taken to social media to pay tribute to the much-loved man sharing tributes and images of him.

One said: "RIP Brian.

"Such a cruel world - so young and had his full life ahead of him.

"Thinking off all the Gough family at this sad time."


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Another said: "Very shocked and sad about this news.

"Brian was a lovely boy.

"My thoughts are with the Gough family."

A third said: "Rest easy Brian."

While a fourth added: "Gutted for your family and close ones brother.

"Fly high - legends never die. There's only one Brian Gough."

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Earlier today, we reported tributes have also been left at the scene of the crime including flowers and messages.

In the tributes, Brian was named as 'Big Brian'.

One of the kind-hearted messages read: "To Big Brian.

"We are all going to miss you brother.

"Until we meet again.

"Love from all the lads at Eco Deck."

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Following the serious assault, police revealed a post-mortem examination is set to be carried out, however, the force is treating the death as suspicious.

Officers are also yet to officially name the victim.

However, cops have already been carrying out enquiries into the attack and established that two men were involved.

The pair are both described as being white and in their 30s.

One was wearing a light blue top and black shorts, while the other was wearing a white top, black shorts, and black trainers.

As part of their investigation into the incident, police are gathering CCTV footage from in and around the area for additional information on the suspects.

Detective Inspector Lesley-Ann McGee previously said: “It was a warm, sunny day yesterday and there were lots of people out enjoying the weather in Saracen.

“I am asking them to get in touch with us with any information that could assist us in establishing the motive for this attack.

“If you saw, heard or know anything please contact us. I’m also asking people with dash cam or doorbell recording equipment to check for any footage that could assist our investigation.

“A family is mourning the loss of a loved one and it’s imperative we are able to answer how their loved one died.”

Meanwhile, a spokesperson for Police Scotland said: "Anyone with information is asked to call Police Scotland via 101, quoting incident number 2986 of May 18 2024.

"Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."