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Man charged over teenager's death in Irvine

Craig Kirkwood
Image caption Craig Kirkwood died after a disturbance in Irvine

A man has appeared at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court charged with murdering a teenager near Irvine seafront.

Craig Kirkwood, 17, from Kilwinning in Ayrshire, died after a disturbance at about 0120 BST on Saturday at Beach Drive near the dunes in Irvine.

He was taken to Crosshouse Hospital in Kilmarnock where he died.

William McPhee, 19, from Falkirk, was charged with Mr Kirkwood's murder. He made no plea or declaration and was remanded in custody.

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