South Scotland

Man arrested over death of Brian Scott at Dumfries flat

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Image caption Brian Scott was found dead at his flat in

A man has been arrested in connection with the death of a 54-year-old man found in his home.

The body of Brian Scott was found in his flat in Gilbert Circle, Dumfries, last Friday.

Mr Scott, who was known as "Tucker", was originally from Stranraer.

Police said a 40-year-old local man had been arrested in connection with the death. He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Dumfries Sheriff Court next Tuesday.

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