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Man charged after body found on footpath in Shotts

Suna Path, near Laggan Avenue, in Shotts Image copyright Google
Image caption The body of the unidentified man was discovered on Suna Path in Shotts

A 32-year-old man has been charged in connection with the death of a man whose body was found on a footpath in North Lanarkshire.

Police had been treating the 48-year-old's death as unexplained after he was discovered on Suna Path in Shotts at about 01:55 on Monday.

The arrested man is due to appear at Hamilton Sheriff Court on Tuesday.

A Police Scotland spokesman said a report would be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

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