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Second court appearance for Newton Mearns murder accused

Police at the scene

A man charged with murdering his wife at their house in East Renfrewshire has made a second court appearance.

Robert Kerr, 38, is accused of killing 39-year-old Xin Xin Liu at the family home in Newton Mearns on 26 April.

Prosecutors allege that he repeatedly stabbed the mother-of-two at the house in Beech Avenue.

During a private appearance at Paisley Sheriff Court, Mr Kerr was fully committed for trial and remanded in custody.

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