A KILBIRNIE man has admitted threatening to kill his family.

Liam Muir, 22, of Lynn Drive, admitted threatening and abusive behaviour, shouting and swearing before threatening to kill his family at an address in Jennings Gardens on June 9.

He also admitted to being in possession of cocaine at Saltcoats Police Office.

He pled guilty to the offences at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court last week and his case was adjourned for reports.

He will return to court at the end of the month.