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Man charged with murder after Dundee flats death

Police tape at Thurso Crescent
Image caption Mr Upenieks was found badly injured at flats in Thurso Crescent in Dundee

A man has appeared in court charged with murdering a man two days before Christmas.

Twenty-four-year-old Aldis Minakovskis is alleged to have stabbed Aigars Upenieks last week at a block of flats in Dundee's Menzieshill area.

He made no plea at Dundee Sheriff Court and was remanded in custody.

Mr Upenieks was found badly injured in the early hours of Wednesday morning. He later died at Ninewells Hospital.

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