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Annan police station custody death inquiry to be held

An inquiry is to be held into the death of a 43-year-old man in custody at Annan Police Station more than two years ago.

Kevin McGurty, from Gretna, died in November 2013. It is thought he had a heart condition.

A hearing at Dumfries Sheriff Court was told a fatal accident inquiry would take place between 7 and 11 March.

It heard that Mr McGurty had died shortly after midnight while he was in custody.

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