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Man charged with attempted murder after Lanark disturbance

One of the men injured in the incident later died and inquiries continue into his death.

A man has been charged with attempted murder after two men were seriously injured outside a house.

The incident took place on Sunday on Ayr Road, Lanark, at around 7pm.

They were taken to Wishaw General Hospital.

One of the men – William Gladstone, known as Billy – later died.

Inquiries into the 37-year-old’s death continue.

Officers have now charged a 36-year-old with attempted murder over the alleged attack on the other victim, who is aged 60.

He is due to appear at Lanark Sheriff Court on Wednesday.

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