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Man, 45, charged with murder over Dalkeith street death

John Lynch, from Rosewell, died after being found injured on Saturday.

Edinburgh Sheriff Court (David Cheskin/PA)
Edinburgh Sheriff Court (David Cheskin/PA)

A man has appeared in court charged with murder after a man died in a Midlothian street.

John Lynch, 41, from Rosewell, was found in Woodburn Road, Dalkeith, on Saturday and was later pronounced dead at the scene.

Paul Alexander, 45, was charged with murder when he appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Monday.

John Lynch died after being found injured in Dalkeith (Police Scotland/PA)

He did not enter a plea and was committed for further examination and remanded in custody.

In a statement released via police, Mr Lynch’s family said: “John was much loved by all of his family and will be dearly missed.”

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