Accused to stand trial

A MAN accused of murder in Hawick made a second court appearance last Friday.

Derek William Kinghorn, 44, is charged with killing Brian Mair, 44, of Wellfield Road.

He made no plea and was fully committed for trial in custody.

Mr Mair’s body was found in Kinghorn’s house in the Howegate on November 1. It is alleged he was repeatedly stabbed with a knife or a similar instrument.