Glasgow & West Scotland

Man arrested over Blantyre death

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A 30-year-old man has been arrested over the death of a 27-year-old man in South Lanarkshire in the early hours of Saturday.

Dean Sharkey Carroll was found with serious injuries in Fernslea Avenue, Blantyre, at about 02:30.

Mr Carroll, from Hamilton, was taken by ambulance to Hairmyres Hospital in East Kilbride but died a short time after admission.

The arrested man is expected to appear at Hamilton Sheriff Court on Monday.

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