A man has appeared in court in connection with the death of tragic Hamilton teenager Amber Gibson. Stephen Corrigan, from Blantyre, faced a charge of attempting to defeat the ends of justice.
He appeared in private in front of a sheriff at Hamilton Sheriff Court via a video link. The Lanarkshire Live app is available to download now.
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