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Man arrested following stabbing death in Wishaw

A 27-year-old man has been arrested after a man was stabbed in Wishaw.

Officers received a report that 38-year-old Kevin Gallacher had been attacked in the Glencairn Avenue area of the town at about 23:35 on Tuesday.

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

The 27-year-old has been detained in police custody and a report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.

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