Hamilton man, 41, killed in street attack

A man has died days after being attacked in the street in Hamilton.

The . Picture: Police Scotland
The . Picture: Police Scotland

James Baillie, 41, of Buchanan Crescent, suffered a serious head injury.

His 64-year-old mother was injured during the assault on Tuesday night but was released from hospital that day.

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Mr Baillie died on Friday in Hairmyres Hospital, East Kilbride, Police Scotland said.

The investigation is now a murder inquiry.

Detectives said a number of people were involved in the attack.

Mr Baillie was involved in a disturbance in the same street earlier on Tuesday evening, according to police.