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Teenager appears on murder charge

Joshua Mitchell
Joshua Mitchell was stabbed to death in Inverness

A 17-year-old accused of stabbing another teenager to death has appeared in private at Inverness Sheriff Court.

Alan Dewar is charged with the murder of his neighbour, Joshua Mitchell, also 17, on Carnarc Crescent in the city on 22 March.

Dewar is alleged to have committed the offence while on bail.

He appeared last week and made no plea or declaration. He was fully committed for trial on Wednesday. Dewar was remanded in custody.

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