South Scotland

Alan Hedley in court over Wendy Kelly's death

A man has appeared in court following the death of a woman in Dumfries and Galloway last year.

Wendy Kelly, 32, was found unconscious at a house in Hillview Terrace, Newton Stewart, on 17 May 2010 and later died in hospital.

Alan Hedley, 43, of Newton Stewart, appeared at Stranraer Sheriff Court, charged with culpable homicide and three counts of assault.

He made no plea or declaration at the hearing and was released on bail.

He was committed for further examination with his next court date to be confirmed.

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