Man in court after death

Brian Cogan
Brian Cogan

A man has appeared in court after the death of a Craigneuk man in Hamilton.

Father-of-four Brian Cogan (43) died following an incident in Margaret Gardens at about 7.20pm on Friday.

Thomas McPhee, from Hamilton, was charged with culpable homicide when he appeared in private on petition at Hamilton Sheriff Court yesterday (Tuesday), the Crown Office has confirmed.

The 35-year-old, who also faced a drugs charge, made no plea or declaration and was remanded in custody.

The case was continued for further examination and McPhee is expected to appear in court again within the next week.