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Murder probe after Kirkcaldy assault victim Gary Wallace dies

Fife Police has launched a murder inquiry after a teenager died in hospital having been assaulted at the weekend.

Gary Wallace, 17, died on Thursday at Edinburgh's Western General Hospital.

He had been taken to the hospital with serious injuries in the early hours of Sunday after being assaulted in a house in Kelso Place, Kirkcaldy.

A man appeared at the town's sheriff court on Monday in connection with the incident.

Det Insp Andrew Girdwood, who is leading the investigation, said: "I would appeal for anyone who has any information, no matter how minor they think it may be, about this incident to contact the police as soon as possible.

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