Date: 23 Nov 2017
Place: Green Street, Saltcoats
Henry Lee died following a fight in Green Street, Saltcoats.
It was alleged that he had been attacked in the street outside a pub on Tuesday 21 November 2017. He was taken to hospital with injuries where he later died on Thursday 23 November 2017.
A 16-year-old boy was arrested and charged with assault, but the case against him was dropped. He was initially charged with attempted murder but the charge was later reduced to assault to severe injury and danger of life before then being dropped.
The Crown said, 'that there should be no further criminal proceedings taken at this time. It is the duty of the Crown to keep cases under review and after full and careful consideration of the facts and circumstances of this case, the Crown Counsel instructed that there should be no further criminal proceedings taken at this time. The Crown reserves the right to proceed in the future should further evidence become available'.