Paisley cops search bins and drains at murder flat in hunt for killer

Cops investigating the murder of a Paisley man searched bins and drains yesterday near the flat where his body was discovered.

Officers scoured Springbank Road beside the top floor flat where tragic Ryan Low was found dead.

The entrance was sealed off with a blue tarpaulin with officers stationed outside as cops revealed the grim find had sparked a murder investigation.

Officers comb through bins for evidence

Flowers were left outside in the street in tribute to the 32-year-old football fan.

He was found dead within the Shortroods property shortly before noon on Monday.

A GoFundMe page has also been set up to support the family of the murdered man, raising more than £1,000 within just hours of being set up.

Victim Ryan Low

Ryan’s sister Danielle Low, led tributes to her brother on social media.

She said: “RIP Ryan still can’t get my head around it love and miss bro.

“Sleep tight uncle Ryan love Jaxon and Hunter.”

Police have cordoned off the flat

Friend Cher McLean also posted a touching tribute to Ryan, who she said was one of her “longest and best friends”.

She said: “Woke up to the dreaded call from your sister this morning to confirm what I was praying wasn’t true.

“This has hit me hard . I’ve had your back since we where kids you are one of my longest and bestest friends.

“Was only the other week you where sending me holiday deals for us for August and now we can never do it.

“Can’t get my head around this at all.

“I’m numb and have no more tears left to cry I love you Ryan this shouldn’t be happening.”

Police at the back of the Paisley property

Murder squad cops yesterday confirmed they were carrying out door-to-door enquiries and checking nearby CCTV in a bid for clues.

The last reported sighting of Ryan was on the evening of June 24, and officers are now urging anyone who may have any information, or who had been in contact with him in the days leading up to his death.

Detective Chief Inspector Gillian Grant of the Major Investigation Team (West) said: “Extensive police inquiries are ongoing at this time.

“Officers are gathering CCTV footage from the surrounding area to provide more information that will help us trace the person or persons responsible, and door to door inquiries are being carried out.

“I would ask anyone who was in the Springbank Road area of Paisley over the past few days and who may have seen or heard a disturbance, witnessed any strange activity or anyone acting out of character to please get in touch with us.

“I am also keen to hear from anyone who may have had any contact with Ryan recently.

“We have a reported sighting of Ryan on the evening of Wednesday June 24.

“Anyone who has any information which might help us in this investigation, or who may have seen or spoken with Ryan recently is asked to call us on 0141 305 4530.”

Anyone with any CCTV, mobile phone, dashcam or any other footage that they think would assist the enquiry are asked to send this via

Daily Record – Paisley