Murder of Inverness dad: Police issue detailed descriptions of 2 men they want to speak to
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Police hunting the killer of Inverness dad Ross MacGillivray are still keen to speak to two men seen entering the property where he was found dead.
Twenty-four hours after issuing detailed descriptions of the men, the force said the appeal for information still stands.
The death of 36-year-old Mr MacGillivray, from Inverness, is being treated as murder.
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Police were called to a property in St Ninian Drive at around 12.10am on Sunday.
Officers are particularly keen to speak to two men who were seen entering the property at around 10.20pm on Saturday and leaving shortly after midnight.
The first man is described as black, around 6ft tall, of slim build, with short black hair and stubble around his mouth. He was wearing a blue puffer jacket, black tracksuit bottoms and white trainers, which were described as chunky.
The second man is described as white, around 5ft 8ins tall, of slim build, with brown hair, which was shaved at the sides and longer on top. He was wearing a black waterproof jacket, grey and black trousers and black trainers.
They were last seen heading in the direction of the Caledonian Canal, and it is believed they were in the St Valery Avenue area at around 12.20am.
Police enquiries have revealed they may have been in the company of a woman.
Extensive enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances.
Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.
Detective Inspector Richard Baird, from Police Scotland’s Major Investigation Team, said: “It’s imperative we find out exactly what happened to Ross, and I’m appealing to the public for help.
“I would urge anyone who was in the area at the time and saw anything they believe may assist our investigation to get in touch. If you have dash cam footage, private CCTV or doorbell footage, please bring it to our attention.
“I want to reassure people there will be an increased police presence in the local area while we carry out extensive enquiries. Anyone with information or concerns can also speak to these officers.”
Police can be contacted on 101, quoting reference 0031 of Sunday, November 12. Alternatively, information can be passed anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.