Man arrested after ‘unprovoked’ murder of 23-year-old in street

Investigators said they were keen to speak to anyone who had not yet come forward.

Man arrested after ‘unprovoked’ murder of 23-year-old in street © Google Maps 2020 / Police Scotland
Sean McKay was killed on St Margaret Avenue in Dalry.

A 38-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of another man in Ayrshire.

Sean McKay was killed after he was attacked while walking along St Margaret Avenue, Dalry around 9.05pm on Sunday night.

The 23-year-old appeared to have been assaulted “for absolutely no reason”, police said.

Officers continued to appeal to the public for help following the arrest on Tuesday.

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Investigators said they were keen to speak to anyone who had not yet come forward.

Anyone with information can call 101 quoting reference number 3404 of Sunday, October 10, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.