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Man in court over death on Airdrie waste ground

Karen Hughes
Image caption Ms Hughes's body was found in an area known as 'The Moss'

A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a 24-year-old woman whose body was found in waste ground in North Lanarkshire.

The body of Karen Hughes, from Coatbridge, was found by a man walking his dog near Moss Side Avenue, in Airdrie, on Sunday morning.

Gary Finnigan, 34, from Whinhall Avenue in Airdrie, appeared in private at Airdrie Sheriff Court.

He made no plea or declaration and was remanded in custody.

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