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Man charged with murder after Aberdeen death of Aleksejus Zarskus

Aleksejus Zarskus Image copyright Police Scotland
Image caption Aleksejus Zarskus died in hospital

A man has appeared in court charged with murder after a death in Aberdeen.

Aleksejus Zarskus, 42, died in hospital last Thursday after an incident in King Street on Sunday 15 January.

Janis Karajevs, 30, was charged with murder at Aberdeen Sheriff Court. He made no plea and was remanded in custody.

The family of Mr Zarskus earlier said in a statement: "Aleksejus was a much-loved twin brother and a cherished son and family member."

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