Tayside and Central Scotland

Man charged after body found in house

Hazel Court
Image caption Mr Donnachy's body was found at an address in Hazel Court, Alyth, on Saturday night

A 35-year-old man has been charged in connection with the death of a man in Perth and Kinross.

John Donnachy's body was discovered after officers were called to Hazel Court in Alyth at about 22:00 on Saturday.

Police said Mr Donnachy, who was 26, was local to the area.

Det Ch Insp Andrew Patrick said officers will be reviewing local CCTV and conducting door-to-door inquiries over the next few days.

He said: "I would again like to thank the local community for their patience whilst we carry out this work."

The man is expected to appear from custody at Perth Sheriff Court on Tuesday.

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