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Man charged with murder of Midlothian teenager

Dale Bennett
Image caption Dale Bennett died in hospital after the disturbance over the weekend

A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a Midlothian teenager over the weekend.

Dale Bennett, 17, died after a disturbance on Newbyres Crescent, Gorebridge, at 0220 GMT on Saturday.

Brian McHale, 20, made no plea or declaration during an appearance at Edinburgh Sheriff Court and he was remanded in custody.

Mr Bennett's family have paid tribute to him and said they were struggling to accept his death.

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