Man charged after fatal stabbing of man in Wishaw

A man has been charged after the fatal stabbing of a man outside a house in North Lanarkshire.

Kevin McGuire suffered several stab wounds in Morar Street, Wishaw, in the early hours of Sunday.

The 51-year-old was taken by ambulance to Wishaw General Hospital, where he died.

Detectives launched a murder inquiry following the results of a post-mortem examination.

A man, aged 26, has been arrested and charged in connection with his death.

He is due to appear before Hamilton Sheriff Court on Thursday and a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

A further man, aged 30, has been arrested in connection with the death and police say enquiries are ongoing.

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