A man has been arrested in connection with the death of a father who was stabbed in front of his children.

Christopher Nicol, 27, died after the incident at a flat in Maple Road, Greenock, Inverclyde, at around 9.05pm on September 26.

His young children, aged five and six, were present.

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Police said a 43-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with Mr Nicol’s death.

He is due to appear at Greenock Sheriff Court on Wednesday.

A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.