Second arrest made after man fatally injured in house fire

John Dalziel, 47, was found injured in a home in Paisley last year.

Second arrest made after man fatally injured in house fire Police Scotland
Renfrewshire: A second man has been charged for the death of John Dalziel.

A second man has been arrested and charged in connection with the death of a man found seriously injured in a burning house in Renfrewshire.

John Dalziel was discovered badly hurt in a property on Whites Bridge Avenue in Paisley shortly after 10.05pm on Thursday, May 6, 2021.

Emergency services were called to the house after a report of a fire.

The 47-year-old was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital where he later died.

A 57-year-old man is due to appear at Paisley Sheriff Court on Wednesday, in relation with Mr Dalziel’s death.

It comes after a 38-year-old man had already been charged in connection with the death, and appeared at Paisley Sheriff Court on May 25, 2021.

He made no plea to the charge against him and was remanded in custody after being fully committed for trial, with no future court dates set due to delays to the justice system.