Dead for a fortnight; CORPSE FIND IN HOUSE SPARKS MURDER HUNT.Byline: By MAGGIE BARRY
THE decomposing body of a woman aged 26 has been found weeks after her death.
Police are hunting diabetic David Whitelaw David Whitelaw (1875-1970) British Writer, Editor and Illustrator
David Whitelaw was born in Holloway in London. Both of his parents died during his infancy and he and his elder brother Stephen were raised by their grandparents, Theodore and Eliza Baxter, members of the , 45, who lived in the house where the gruesome find was made.
Lisa Nelson's corpse was discovered at her boyfriend's flat in Leven, Fife For other places with the same name, see Leven (disambiguation).
Coordinates: Leven is a seaside town in Fife, Scotland, on the coast of the Firth of Forth at the mouth of the River Leven. Its population in the 2001 census was just over 8,000. , on Thursday morning at 11am.
Neighbours confirmed Whitelaw, known to them as Davie Pike, has not been seen for 10 days while Lisa, of Kelty, Fife, was last seen more than two weeks ago. Her family had not seen her since September 25, but did not report it until October 8. Officers confirmed they were treating the incident as suspicious and are trying to trace Whitelaw, who was believed to have met his girlfriend at his former residence in Blair Street, Kelty.
Detective superintendent Ian Hutton said yesterday: "An autopsy was carried out - we are continuing to treat her death as suspicious and are awaiting results of further forensic tests."
It is believed officers were called in after a neighbour complained about the smell coming from the house.
Police blocked off the entire street to traffic and cordoned off the block.
Whitelaw is described as 5ft 8in, stocky stock·y
adj. stock·i·er, stock·i·est
1. Solidly built; sturdy.
2. Chubby; plump.
stocki·ly adv. , with short, grey receding hair.
GUARD: Police at scene yesterday