Man, 45, appears in court after death of father in Dalkeith

A 45-year-old man has appeared on petition at Edinburgh Sheriff Court charged with murder.

Paul Alexander appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court. Picture: TSPL
Paul Alexander appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court. Picture: TSPL

Paul Alexander made a brief appearance in private before Sheriff Donald Corke.

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No plea was lodged and the case was continued for further examination. Alexander was remanded in custody.

His appearance in court follows reports of the death of 41-year-old John Lynch in Woodburn Road, Dalkeith, last Saturday.

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