A 23-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the death of Hamilton man Jamie Murray.

Officers were called to a property on Holyrood Street at around 6.45pm on Friday, January 26 where the body of 24-year-old Jamie Murray was discovered.

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The man is due before Hamilton Sheriff Court on Friday, February 9.

A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Police Scotland had issued an urgent appeal for information the day after Mr Murray’s death, describing how he had been “the victim of a very prolonged and vicious attack.”