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Police name Nottinghamshire murder victim

A man found dead in his home in Sutton-in-Ashfield has been named as 76-year-old Malcolm McGarry.

Police were called to the scene in Northfield Close at 12.55 am on Friday 1 December where Mr McGarry was found with significant injuries.

Emergency services administered CPR but Mr McGarry was pronounced dead at 2.05am.

His son, 53-year-old Peter McGarry, of Alexandra Street, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, was arrested and subsequently charged with his murder.

He was remanded into custody and is next due to appear at Nottingham Crown Court on 9 January 2024 .

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Detective Inspector Melanie Crutchley, who is leading the investigation, said:

“Specialist family liaison officers are keeping Mr McGarry’s family informed about the progress of our investigation, and I’d like to again express our deepest condolences to them at this difficult time.”

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