Kilmarnock: Two women and a man died following 'serious incidents' in town

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Two women and a man died in a series of linked incidents in Kilmarnock on Thursday night, Police Scotland has said.

A 39-year-old woman was found injured in a car park outside Crosshouse Hospital in the town at 7.45pm. She received medical care but died at the scene.

In the second incident 20 minutes later in Portland Street, a 24-year-old woman was stabbed.

Emergency services attended and she was taken to Crosshouse Hospital, where she later died.

The final incident, a fatal road crash, took place on the C50 - a road between the B7036 and the A76.

A 40-year-old man driving the car was pronounced dead at the scene.

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