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Man held over death of elderly woman on Bute

A man has been arrested in connection with the death of an elderly woman at her home on the Isle of Bute.

Emergency services were called to a report of a woman seriously injured at Broadcroft Lane, Rothesay, at about 1330 BST on Saturday.

Strathclyde Police said 73-year-old Mary McNeil, known locally as Moira, was found dead at the scene.

A 39-year old man has been arrested and is being held in custody. A report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.

The man is expected to appear in court on Monday.

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