A 23-year-old man has died after being found injured within a Larkhall home. 

Emergency services were rushed to a property in Riverside Road around 2am on Friday, May 22 following reports of an injured man. 

The 23-year-old William Wardrop was taken to Wishaw General Hospital where he died shortly later. 

The family of the Larkhall man said: "William was a much-loved dad, brother and fiancé who will be sadly missed by us all.

"He will remain forever in our hearts.”

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A man, 23, has been arrested and charged in connection to the death of the 'much loved' dad. 

He will appear at Hamilton Sheriff Court on Monday, May 25. 

Officers have thanked the community for their assistance in the investigation. 

Detective Inspector Frank Travers said: “I would like to thank members of the community for their co-operation and assistance during this investigation.”

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