Man dies a week after being 'attacked at house in murder bid'

A 39-year-old man died at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital following the incident in Kilmarnock on Sunday, September 18.

Man dies in hospital a week after ‘being attacked at house in Kilmarnock murder bid’ © Google Maps 2023

A man has died in hospital a week after suffering serious injuries during an alleged attempted murder at a home in Ayrshire.

A man was taken to the hospital for treatment to injuries following the attack in a property at McPhail Drive in Kilmarnock at around 8.10pm on Sunday, September 18.

The 39-year-old was receiving treatment at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, but medical staff were unable to save him and he passed away on Saturday.

A 38-year-old man has since been arrested and charged over the incident.

He appeared at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court on Tuesday.

Police Scotland said enquiries into the incident were ongoing.

A police spokesperson said: “Officers attended at MacPhail Drive in Kilmarnock at around 8.10pm on Sunday, September 18, after a report of a 39-year-old man having sustained serious injuries.

“The man was taken to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital for treatment.

“A 38 year-old man was arrested and charged with attempted murder and appeared at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court on Tuesday, September 20.

“The 39-year-old man subsequently died in hospital on Saturday, September 24. Further enquiries are ongoing and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.”

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