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Suspect charged amid murder investigation following man’s death

A suspect has been arrested and charged amid a murder investigation following the death of a man in North Ayrshire.

Alan Lawson was assaulted at a property in Alexander Avenue, Largs, over the weekend of Saturday 3 February.

The 36-year-old, from Saltcoats, died in hospital on Tuesday 6 February.

A murder probe was launched following a post-mortem examination, with police reporting officers were following a “positive line of inquiry”.

In an update on Tuesday, Police Scotland confirmed a 29-year-old man had been arrested and charged in connection with Mr Lawson’s death.

The suspect is due to appear at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court later.

A force spokesperson added: “A report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.”

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