A MAN has appeared in court charged with the murder of Trainspotting T2 star Bradley Welsh.

The 48-year-old actor was shot as he walked down stairs to his Edinburgh flat on April 17.

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Police confirmed on Monday that a 28-year-old man had been charged in connection with the actor's death.

Sean Orman appeared in Edinburgh Sheriff Court today also charged with assault to severe injury, permanent impairment and a number of firearms offences.

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Orman made no plea and was remanded in custody.