Greenock Murder Detectives Arrest Teen

26 August 2015, 09:28

A teenager has been arrested in connection with the death of a man found seriously hurt in a cemetery.

Michael Mearns was found injured at Greenock cemetery in the town's South Street on the evening of Thursday July 30.

The 56-year-old, of Prospecthill Court, Greenock, died in hospital the next day.

Police Scotland said a 19-year-old man has been arrested and is being held in custody in connection with the death.

He is expected to appear at Greenock Sheriff Court on Thursday.

A report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.