Man Arrested Over Woman's Death In Newton Mearns

A man has been arrested in connection with the death of a woman whose body was discovered in her own home.

Police were called to an incident at a house in Beech Avenue, in the upmarket suburb of Newton Mearns, East Renfrewshire, at around 11.55pm on Tuesday night.

Xin Xin Liu, 39, believed to be a mother-of-two, was pronounced dead at the property.

Police Scotland said a 38-year-old man has now been arrested over the incident and is being held in police custody.

He is expected to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Thursday.

A report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.

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