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Andrew Brown, 22, of Castlebreak, Ecclefechan, and 20-year-old Dean Melnyk, of Kintail Park, Lockerbie, each made a brief appearance separately in private before Sheriff Kenneth Ross at Dumfries.
Two men have been charged with the murder of a man in the Dumfriesshire village of Ecclefechan.
20 year old Dean Melnyk and 22 year old Andrew Brown are accused of killing Kevin MacKay on Thursday 22nd August.
40 year old Mr MacKay was found dead just yards from his home in Peacock Place.
The accused men appeared in court in Dumfries this afternoon, before Sheriff Kenneth Ross.
No pleas were made and both men were remanded in custody.
Two men are due before Dumfries Sheriff Court (26th August) in connection with the death of a man in the village of Ecclefechan.
40 year old Kevin MacKay died after an incident on Peacock Place on Thursday evening.
A 20 year old and a 22 year old man are expected in court.
Detective Chief Inspector Jim Kerr, from Police Scotland, said:
Two men have been arrested in connection with the death of another man in Dumfries and Galloway.
Kevin MacKay, 40, was attacked and killed near his home in Ecclefechan on Thursday. A 22-year-old man from Ecclefechan and a 20-year-old man from Lockerbie are expected to appear at Dumfries Sheriff Court on Monday 26 August.
Police Scotland have confirmed a 40-year-old local man has died after he was attacked in a house in Peacock Place in the village of Ecclefechan in Dumfries and Galloway. It happened at around 2215 last night. Officers are appealing for anyone who was in the area to come forward with information.
Police in Dumfries and Galloway have confirmed one person has died in a serious incident in Ecclefechan. The incident is ongoing.