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Stuart Walker death: Ryan Esquierdo charged over death

Stuart Walker
Image caption Stuart Walker's body was discovered near an industrial estate

An teenager has appeared in court charged with the murder of barman Stuart Walker in East Ayrshire.

The 28-year-old's body was discovered at the side of a road at Caponacre Industrial Estate in Cumnock shortly before 05:00 on 22 October.

Ryan Esquierdo was charged with murder and theft when he appeared in private at Ayr Sheriff Court.

The 18-year-old, from Cumnock, made no plea or declaration and was remanded in custody. The case was continued.

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