Man arrested in connection with street disturbance death

Stuart McGeachie was pronounced dead at a flat after previously being assaulted on the street in Rutherglen.

Man arrested in connection with death of Stuart McGeachie following street disturbance in Rutherglen Police Scotland

A 27-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the death of Stuart McGeachie in Rutherglen.

Officers were called to reports of a disturbance on Farmeloan Road, at the junction with Victoria Street, at around 7pm on Tuesday, October 24.

Mr McGeachie, 38, was assaulted outside a premises on Farmeloan Road before making his way to a nearby flat where he was pronounced dead. 

Detective chief inspector John Morrison said: “Our thoughts remain with Stuart’s family and friends at this very difficult time.”

A 27-year-old man is due to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Monday.

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