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Man left critical after Paisley attack dies

Johnathan McEwan Image copyright Police handout/Google

A 33-year-old man left in a critical condition after being attacked in Paisley on Saturday has died.

Police said Johnathan McEwan died at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley on Tuesday.

The attack took place in New Street, near its junction with Weighhouse Close, at about 03:00 on Saturday.

An 18-year-old man was arrested on Sunday in connection with the incident. A report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.

Mr McEwan's family said: "We would like to thank all the staff at the Intensive Care Unit in the Royal Alexandra Hospital and also the members of the Organ Donation Team.

"We would also like to thank all our family and friends for their support and love that has been shown for Johnny and his family at this difficult time."

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