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Woman to stand trial accused of taxi driver husband's murder

Douglas Anderson Image copyright Police Scotland
Image caption Douglas Anderson died in the Dunnock Park area of Perth on 25 February

A 36-year-old woman will stand trial 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 on 25 February.

The mother-of-four made a second appearance in private at Perth Sheriff Court before Sheriff Lindsay Foulis.

She is also accused of assaulting Mr Anderson's sister Bernadette Anderson in the Grill Bar in Perth.

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

She made no plea or declaration during the hearing and the case was fully committed for trial.

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