Tayside and Central Scotland

Man in court over death of 22-year-old Tomas Svezas

Tomas Svezas and Westfield Street, Falkirk Image copyright Police Scotland/Google
Image caption Tomas Svezas, 22, was found dead at an address in Westfield Street, Falkirk

A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a 22-year-old man in Falkirk.

Zilvinas Popovas, 37, is accused of killing Tomas Svezas, who was found dead at a property in Westfield Street at about 23:00 on Friday.

Another man was found injured at the address and taken to Forth Valley Royal Hospital, but was later discharged.

Mr Popovas made no plea at a private hearing in Falkirk Sheriff Court and was remanded in custody.

Sheriff Craig Caldwell continued the case for further examination.

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