Glasgow & West Scotland

Man charged over death of Scott Kelly in Blantyre

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Image caption Scott Kelly died in hospital from his injuries

A man has been charged over the death of a 49-year-old man in South Lanarkshire.

Scott Kelly was found injured outside a house on Camelon Crescent, Blantyre, at about 01:40 on Sunday.

He was taken to Hairmyres hospital where he later died.

Police confirmed a 36-year-old had been arrested and charged in connection with his death. The arrested man is due to appear at Hamilton Sheriff Court on Friday.

Det Ch Insp Grant Macleod thanked members of the local community who "greatly assisted" inquiries.

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Image caption Mr Kelly was found injured on a street in Blantyre