Man charged with murder of '˜doting father' in Fife

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

Saturday, 9th September 2017, 2:16 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 11:54 am
Colin Oliphant

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.

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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.”