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Police investigate man's death following Wishaw attack

Police are investigating the death of a 38-year-old man who was attacked in Wishaw.

Officers said that Kevin Gallacher was stabbed in Glencairn Avenue at around 23:35 on Tuesday.

Mr Gallacher was taken to Wishaw General Hospital but died a short time later.

A post mortem will be carried out to establish the exact cause of death, but police are treating it as suspicious.

Officers have been carrying out door-to-door inquiries and are gathering CCTV footage from the area.

Det Ch Insp Keith Hardie said: "We are in the process of establishing the exact circumstances of what has happened and the motive behind it.

"A man has died following an attack and I'm sure there are people in the local area who may have heard or seen something connected to this crime."

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