Schoolboy arrested over death in Lanarkshire

16 October 2017, 18:39

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A teenager has been arrested in connection with the death of a man in North Lanarkshire.

Jack Wilson, 20, from Vorlich Wynd, Newarthill, was found unconscious with serious head injuries at 10pm on Saturday.

He was discovered on waste ground in Keir Hardie Avenue, Holytown, and was taken by ambulance to Wishaw General Hospital. Police said he died on Monday.

A 15-year-old male has been arrested and is being held in police custody in connection with the incident.

Police Scotland said a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.