Man charged with Halloween murder

A MAN has appeared in court charged with the murder of a father of two on Halloween.

James Bruce, 40, from the Peterhead area, died in hospital after he was stabbed in Boddam, Aberdeenshire, on Sunday.

Ismail Burnett, 37, from Peterhead, appeared at the town's sheriff court yesterday charged with murder. No plea was made and he was remanded.