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Man in court over Kirkcaldy stabbing death

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Image caption Emergency services found James Beveridge critically injured in Farne Court, Kirkcaldy

A man has appeared in court accused of murdering a Fife man.

James Beveridge, 41, was found with stab wounds in Kirkcaldy's Farne Court on Saturday 15 October 2016.

At the High Court in Glasgow, William Paterson, 46, denied repeatedly striking Mr Beveridge on the head, neck and body with a knife.

Mr Beveridge, from Kirkcaldy, died the following day at the Victoria Infirmary. Trial was set for the High Court in Edinburgh in July.

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