Man Due In Court On Murder Charge After Woman Found Dead

16 October 2017, 09:38

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A man has been charged with murder following the death of a woman in Edinburgh.

Police discovered the woman's body at a property in Dumbiedykes Road at around 10am on Saturday.

A 52-year-old man was detained shortly afterwards and later charged with murder.

He is expected to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Monday.

Police said they are yet to formally identify the woman.

Detective Inspector Ged Fitzpatrick, of Police Scotland's Major Investigations Team, said: "Our thoughts are with the woman's family at this terrible time.

"We are keen to speak to anyone with information that can assist our inquiries. I would ask anyone with information to get in touch with us as soon as possible."

Anyone with information can contact the Major Investigations Team on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.