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Man in court over fatal Halloween stabbing

James Bruce
Image caption James Bruce died in hospital after being stabbed

A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a father-of-two who died on Halloween.

James Bruce, 40, from the Peterhead area, died in hospital after he was stabbed in an incident in Boddam, Aberdeenshire, on Sunday evening.

Ismail Burnett, 37, from Peterhead, appeared at the town's sheriff court charged with murder.

No plea or declaration was made and he was remanded in custody.

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