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Man appears in court over body found in Tranent flat

Paul Jared Scott
Image caption Paul Scott, 22, died at a flat in Toll House Gardens, Tranent

A man has appeared in court in connection with the death of a 22-year-old man in East Lothian.

The body of Paul Scott was found at a flat in Toll House Gardens, Tranent, in the early hours of Monday.

James Purves, 29, made no plea or declaration at Haddington Sheriff Court and was remanded in custody.

In a statement released by police, Mr Scott's family said: "Paul was adored by all his family and many friends, and we are all heartbroken."

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