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Murder inquiry after Stephen Coutts' death in Hamilton

Stephen Coutts Image copyright Police handout
Image caption Stephen Coutts died and another man was taken to hospital

Detectives have launched a murder inquiry into the death of a man in South Lanarkshire.

Stephen Coutts, 35, died following an incident in Mayfield Road, Hamilton, at about 23:50 on Saturday.

Another man, also 35, was injured and is in a stable condition in hospital.

Det Insp David Moran, of police Scotland, said the investigation was at an early stage and appealed for anyone with information to come forward.

"Officers are conducting inquiries in the surrounding area to establish what happened," he said.

"I would appeal to anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information that could assist us with our inquiries to contact police."

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