Bellshill men in dock on murder charge

John Hamilton was found dead on Tuesday night.

John Hamilton was found dead on Tuesday night.

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Two men have appeared in court charged with murdering John Hamilton in Bellshill.

Reece Brunton and Liam Kippen, both 20 and both from Bellshill, are accused of killing the 35-year-old who was found dead in Burnside Avenue around 8.15pm on Tuesday.

The pair appeared in private at Hamilton Sheriff Court this afternoon. They made no plea to the murder charge, the case was continued for further inquiries and they were remanded in custody.

They are due to face a second court hearing next week.