Teenager to face court over death of 14-year-old found at Scottish railway station

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Teenager To Face Court Over Death Of 14-Year-Old Found At Scottish Railway Station Teenager To Face Court Over Death Of 14-Year-Old Found At Scottish Railway Station
A police officer looks at floral tributes left at the entrance to High Street Station in Glasgow’s East End where teenager Justin McLaughlin was found seriously injured on Saturday afternoon. Photo: PA Images
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Lucinda Cameron, PA Scotland

A 16-year-old boy will appear in court in Glasgow on Tuesday charged in connection with the death of another teenager in the city centre.

Jason McLaughlin (14) was found seriously injured at High Street railway station on Saturday afternoon and was pronounced dead in hospital a short time later.

Police Scotland said in a statement the 16-year-old boy had been arrested, charged and was due to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Tuesday.

 

Officers said inquiries were continuing following the arrest.

James McParland, Justin’s headmaster at St Ambrose High School in Coatbridge, paid tribute to him, saying: “The community of St Ambrose High School is shocked and saddened by the death of Justin McLaughlin.

“Justin was a valued member of our community and his loss will be felt by staff and pupils alike.

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“Our prayers and thoughts are with his family and friends, and additional pastoral support will be available to young people within the school.”

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