Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Second man charged over Musselburgh pub death

David McCardle
Image caption David McCardle died from injuries he received near the Clubhouse pub

A second man has been charged in connection with the murder of a man outside a pub in East Lothian.

David McCardle, 40, died from injuries he received near the Clubhouse pub in Musselburgh on Friday 12 August.

The 24-year-old had been in St John's Hospital in Livingston for injuries sustained in North High Street.

He is due to appear at Haddington Sheriff Court later. Ross Tait, aged 21, appeared at court on Monday charged with Mr McCardle's murder.

He was remanded in custody.

Another man, who is 47, remains in a serious condition in Edinburgh Royal Infirmary after the incident at 22:30 on Friday.

Det Insp John Peaston, of Lothian and Borders police, said: "We are continuing to appeal for information regarding the incident, and it is imperative that any witnesses who have not yet contacted the police get in touch as a matter of urgency."

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