‘Much loved’ man dies after being found injured in house

A 23-year-old man died after being found injured in a house in Larkhall.

Tribute: William Wardrop's family said he will 'forever remain in their hearts'.
Tribute: William Wardrop's family said he will 'forever remain in their hearts'.

Tributes have been paid to man who died after being found injured in a house in South Lanarkshire.

Emergency services were called shortly after 2am on Friday morning and William Wardrop was found in a property in Riverside Road, Larkhall.

The 23-year-old man was taken to Wishaw General Hospital, where he died a short time later.

His family said in a statement: “William was a much loved dad, brother and fiancé who will be sadly missed by us all.

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“He will remain forever in our hearts.”

Police have confirmed another 23-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with Mr Wardrop’s death.

He is due to appear at Hamilton Sheriff Court on Monday.

Detective Inspector Frank Travers said: “I would like to thank members of the community for their co-operation and assistance during this investigation.”


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