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Son arrested after death in Kilmarnock house fire

fire engine at house
Image caption The fire happened at a house in Kilmarnock

A man has been arrested in connection with the death of his 71-year-old mother in a house fire in East Ayrshire.

Catherine Kelly died following a blaze at a property in Kilmaurs Road, Kilmarnock, on Saturday 11 February.

Police Scotland said a 41-year-old man had been arrested and was being held in police custody.

William Kelly is expected to appear at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court on Wednesday.

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