A 16-year-old boy has been charged in connection with the murder of Glasgow teen Justin McLaughlin.

The school boy, 14, was seriously injured following an incident at High Street train station in the city on Saturday afternoon.

Emergency services were called to the scene with the injured youth rushed to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital for treatment.

But he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival, sparking a major police investigation.

Officers have tonight confirmed that a teenage boy is due to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Tuesday.

A force spokesperson said: “A 16-year-old boy has now been charged in connection with the death of Justin McLaughlin in Glasgow on Saturday, 16 October.

“Justin, 14, was found seriously injured at High Street train station around 3.45pm on Saturday.

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“He was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

“The 16-year-old boy has been arrested and charged and is due to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Tuesday, 19 October.

“A full report will be forwarded to the Procurator Fiscal.”

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