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Man injured in murder-link caravan fire in Stewarton dies

image captionMs Douglas' partner was found badly injured after a fire at a farm in Stewarton

A man who was found seriously injured following a caravan fire - that was linked by police to a murder inquiry - has died in hospital from his injuries.

Henry Galbraith, 50, from Stewarton, East Ayrshire, suffered serious burns at Peacockbank Farm on 9 June. He died at Glasgow Royal Infirmary on Monday.

The blaze was linked to the death of Mr Galbraith's partner, Andrena Douglas, 53, at their Stewarton home on 9 June.

It is understood that no-one else is being sought over either incident.

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image captionAndrena Douglas was found dead at her home in Crusader Crescent

Detectives investigating the murder of 53-year-old Ms Douglas had confirmed they were linking her death to the caravan fire.

Officers found her body at about 06:20 on Thursday when they went to tell her that her partner had been seriously injured in the blaze.

A spokeswoman for Police Scotland said: "We can confirm that on 13 June 2016, a 50-year-old man has died from his injuries at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary after initially being taken to Crosshouse Hospital following a fire at around 0515 hours on Thursday 9 June at Peacockbank Farm, Stewarton."

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