Man charged with murder of ‘doting father’ in Fife

Colin Oliphant
Colin Oliphant

A man has been charged with murder in connection with the death of a “doting father” in Fife.

Colin Oliphant, 38, died at a home in Keltyhill Avenue, Kelty, from serious injuries at around 11am on Wednesday.

Following a post mortem examination, police established that he had been attacked before he died.

Police Scotland said following investigations a 35-year-old man has been arrested and charged with murder.

He is expected to appear at Dunfermline Sheriff Court on Monday.

Mr Oliphant’s family said he would be “greatly missed”.

In a statement released through the force, they said: “Colin was a doting father and much-loved by those who knew him. He will be greatly missed.”