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Tribute to Thurso man killed in alleged murder

Paul Fairweather Image copyright Paul Fairweather family
Image caption Paul Fairweather's relatives said they had been devastated by his death

The family of a man who was found dead at a house in Thurso on Tuesday have paid tribute to him.

Paul Fairweather, 32, was described as a "much-loved dad, son, grandson, brother, uncle and a friend to many".

The family's statement continued: "The family are absolutely devastated to have lost him and ask that they be left alone to grieve privately."

A 24-year-old man appeared in private at Wick Sheriff Court on Wednesday to face a murder charge.

Paul Cannop, from Thurso, made no plea during his appearance. He was remanded in custody.

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