Teen charged after man dies on Christmas Eve

© Stuart Cowper
The taped off area at Wallace Court.

A 19-year-old man has been charged with murder following an incident in Perth.

Police were called to Wallace Court in the Tulloch area of the city at around 11pm on Saturday night.

A 34-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious injuries but died in the early hours of Sunday morning.

A spokesman for Police Scotland said: “We can confirm that a 19-year-old man has been charged in connection with the death of a 34-year-old man following an incident at a property in the Wallace Court area of Perth.

“He is expected to appear at Perth Sheriff Court on Wednesday, December 27.”

Detective Inspector Brian Geddes, who led the investigation, added: “I would once again like to thank the local community for their patience while enquiries have been carried out.”