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The son of former Northern Ireland loyalist leader Johnny 'Mad Dog' Adair has been found dead at a house in Scotland.
Police Scotland said officers were called to reports of a body found in a property in Templehill, Troon, at around 5.15pm on Saturday.
The death of Jonathan 'Mad Pup' Adair Junior, 32, is currently being treated as unexplained. He had reportedly recently been released from prison.
A force spokesman said a post-mortem will be carried out and a report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.
Adair Snr was a leading figure in the Ulster Defence Association (UDA) during the Troubles in Northern Ireland.
He moved to Scotland with his family after being expelled and threatened by the UDA and has lived in Ayrshire for several years.
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Scotland's First Minister has disclosed how she miscarried while running for election in 2011 aged 40.Read the full story ›
One 16-year-old boy was treated for several broken ribs after the incident near to Ayr Race Course.Read the full story ›
The Queen has made her traditional annual appearance at the Braemar Highland Games.Read the full story ›