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Trio in court charged with murder of Peter Newell in Aberdeen

Police at scene
Image caption Peter Newell's body was found in the Torry area on Thursday evening

Three people have appeared in court charged with the murder of a man in Aberdeen.

The body of 31-year-old Peter Newell was found in Grampian Lane in the Torry area of Aberdeen late on Thursday evening.

Denise Elrick, 22, Vikki-Ann Stewart, 30, and John Georgeson, 41, were charged with murder and assault with intent to rob.

They made no plea at Aberdeen Sheriff Court and were remanded.

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