Tayside and Central Scotland

Woman accused of murdering taxi driver husband

Douglas Anderson Image copyright Police Scotland
Image caption Mr Anderson died in the Dunnock Park area in the early hours of Saturday morning

A 36-year-old woman has appeared in court accused of murdering her taxi driver husband in Perth.

Louise Anderson is alleged to have killed Douglas Anderson, 39, by stabbing him in the leg at their home in the early hours of Saturday.

The mother-of-four is also accused of assaulting Mr Anderson's sister Bernadette Anderson in the Grill Bar in Perth on Friday.

She is further alleged to have assaulted Fay McKenzie in the same pub.

Mrs Anderson made no plea or declaration during a hearing in private at Perth Sheriff Court.

The case was continued for further examination and she was remanded in custody.

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