Police Scotland have confirmed that a 28-year-old man has been detained in connection with a death at the Sandylands Holiday Park in Saltcoats last Thursday night (June 5).
Emergency services were called to the
caravan park off James Miller Crescent at around 11.30pm. A 41-year-old
man had been stabbed and was treated by paramedics but was subsequently
pronounced dead at the scene.
Specialist forensic officers were
called in to examine the area where it was said a fight had taken place
at the caravan park. Police indicated they were "following a positve
line of enquiry".
Much of the area around Sandylands remained cordoned-off by police on Friday (June 6) as investigations continued.
A post-mortem was due to be carried out to determine the exact cause of death.
arrest of the 28-year-old man in connection with the incident at
Sandylands was confirmed by Police Scotland on Friday evening. However,
anyone who witnessed what happened during Thursday night's violent
incident is asked to still contact the police by calling 101.