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Barry Henderson to face 1998 Gordon Graham Fraserburgh fire murder trial

Gordon Graham
Image caption Gordon Graham died in 1998

A man is to stand trial charged with murder following a fire in Fraserburgh 19 years ago.

The blaze in the Aberdeenshire town's High Street in May in 1998 claimed the life of 43-year-old Gordon Graham.

Barry Henderson, 42, allegedly started the flats fire. He is also accused of the attempted murder of another resident.

He denied the charges at the High Court in Glasgow. Judge Lady Rae set a trial due to begin in July.

The case is expected to last about a month.

Mr Henderson had his bail continued.

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