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Man charged with murder after woman's death

A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a 60-year-old woman who died after a disturbance in a street in South Lanarkshire.

Margaret Burke was found injured in Parkville Drive, Blantyre, on Thursday and died later in hospital.

At Hamilton Sheriff Court, Walter Weir, 35, was charged with her murder.

Mr Weir, from Blantyre, also faces charges of breach of the peace and assault. He made no plea or declaration and was remanded in custody.

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