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Three held after Largs man found dead outside his home

Forensic experts at the property in Largs
Image caption The body of William McLachlan was found outside his house in Largs

Three young men have been arrested over the death of a 57-year-old man who was found outside his home in North Ayrshire on Saturday morning.

The body of William McLachlan was discovered outside his property on Holehouse Road, Largs, at about 06:50.

Police said three men - a 19-year-old and two 20-year-olds - were in custody in connection with the death.

Mr McLachlan's family have been informed and a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

The arrested men are expected to appear at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court on Monday.

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