Glasgow & West Scotland

Woman's death treated as suspicious

police in Loudoun Road Image copyright Guy Hinks
Image caption The property remained cordoned off on Saturday morning

Police are investigating the suspicious death of a woman in East Ayrshire.

The body of the 46-year-old was discovered in a flat in Loudoun Road in Newmilns at 23:10 on Friday.

A post-mortem examination was due to be carried out to establish exactly how the woman died.

A spokeswoman for Police Scotland confirmed the death was being treated as suspicious. Officers were understood to be following a definite line of inquiry.