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Man held over waste ground death in Airdrie

Karen Hughes
Image caption Ms Hughes's body was found on wasteground

A 34-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death of a woman whose body was found on waste ground in North Lanarkshire.

The body of 24-year-old Karen Hughes, from Coatbridge, was found by a passer-by in Airdrie on Sunday morning.

Strathclyde Police set up an incident caravan at the scene near Moss Side Avenue.

The 34-year-old suspect is expected to appear at Airdrie Sheriff Court on Wednesday.

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