Christopher Shone charged with murdering Mary Craig in Lochwinnoch
A 54-year-old man has appeared in court charged with the murder of his partner at their home in Renfrewshire.
It is alleged that Christopher Shone struck Mary Craig, 43, with a knife or similar instrument at their home in Ewing Road, Lochwinnoch, on Monday.
Her body was found by the emergency services after they were called to the scene at about 22:45.
At Paisley Sheriff Court, Mr Shone made no plea or declaration and was remanded in custody.