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A murder investigation has been launched into the death of a teenager at a Glasgow train station.

Justin McLaughlin was found seriously injured at High Street station in the city centre at around 3.45pm yesterday.

He was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Offices say an "extensive" investigation is underway - and say they are treating the death as a murder.

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Detective chief inspector Brian Geddes, of Police Scotland’s Major Investigation Team and the Senior Investigating Officer, said: “Our thoughts very much remain with Justin's family and friends.

"His family have asked for their privacy to be respected at this very difficult time, and they are being supported by specialist officers.

“Although enquiries are at an early stage, what we do know is that an incident took place at High Street train station and we are sure that there will be people who may have witnessed something in the lead up to this.

“The area would have been busy with members of the public and commuters and we are urging those who have any information, no matter how small, to get in contact with police.”

Police Scotland can be contacted by calling 101 and quoting incident number 2280 of Saturday, October 16.