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Man in court over Kirkcaldy stabbing death

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Image caption Emergency services found James Beveridge critically injured in Farne Court, Kirkcaldy

A 45-year-old man has appeared in court charged with the murder of another man in Kirkcaldy.

James Beveridge, 41, was found with stab wounds in the town's Farne Court at about 18:10 on Saturday.

He was taken to Kirkcaldy's Victoria Infirmary, where he died later.

William Paterson, of Methil, Fife, appeared at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court charged with murder. He made no plea or declaration and was remanded in custody.

The case was continued for further examination.

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