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Man in court over death of pilot Steven Barrett in Edinburgh

Steven Barrett
Image caption Steven Barrett was in the RAF until recently

A 23-year-old man has made a second appearance in court charged with the murder of a pilot at an Edinburgh flat.

Darren McLauchlan, from Edinburgh, has also been charged with attempting to defeat the ends of justice.

Steven Barrett, 27, who was a Flybe first officer working out of Edinburgh Airport, was found in Lochend Butterfly Way in the early hours of 6 April.

Mr McLauchlan made no plea or declaration. He was fully committed and remanded in custody.

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