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A 40-year-old man has appeared at Dumfries Sheriff Court charged with murder.
The body of Brian Scott was found at his Dumfries flat on April 26th.
The 54-year-old, known locally as "Tucker", was originally from Stranraer and had lived alone at Gilbert Circle in the town for a number of years.
A few days later police arrested a man who today appeared on petition, in private, in the Sheriff's Chambers.
A spokesman for the Procurator Fiscal said no declaration was made and the accused was remanded in custody.
A 40 year old man has been charged in connection with the death of Brian Scott. The 54 year old's body was found at a flat in Dumfries last Friday. The man will appear from custody at Dumfries Sheriff Court next week.
Police officers in Dumfries have been patrolling the area where Brian Scott's body was found, to reassure locals that the town is still one of the safest places to live in the UK.
Neighbours of Mr Scott say they are not worried about their safety and they hope the police are successful in their investigations.
Police have been conducting house to house enquiries and reassuring the public following the death of a man in Dumfries.
Murder squad detectives say they are still trying to piece together the events leading to the death of 54-year-old Brian Scott.
Mr Scott, known as Tucker, was discovered dead in his flat in Gilbert Circle on Friday (26th April).
Police in Dumfries are asking people to come forward who saw a man shortly before he was murdered.
The body of Brian Scott was found in his flat in the town.
Hannah McNulty was at the scene:
The 54-year-old man found murdered in his flat in Dumfries has been named as Brian Scott.
Mr Scott was found in his flat in Gilbert Circle in the town on Friday (26th April).
Police Scotland say Mr Scott, who is better known as 'Tucker', lived alone and was originally from Stranraer.
Police Scotland officers are treating the unexplained death of a 54-year-old man as murder.
The body was found at a property on Gilbert Circle in Dumfries.
Police Scotland are appealing for any witnesses who may have any information to call 101 or to call Crimestoppers anonymously 0800 555 111.