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Suspect arrested in connection with death of man

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Suspect arrested in connection with death of man

Police Scotland have arrested a suspect in connection with the death of a man as part of a murder investigation.

John Cairns, 24, was found seriously injured at a property in Shiel Gardens, Shotts, North Lanarkshire, at around 8.20am on Thursday 9 May.

Emergency services attended, but Mr Cairns was pronounced dead at the scene.

A murder probe was launched following a post-mortem examination.

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In an update on Thursday, Police Scotland announced a 39-year-old man had been arrested in connection with Mr Cairns’ death.

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A force spokesperson added: “Enquiries are ongoing.”

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