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Woman in court accused of Fountainbridge murder

Colin Skilbeck
Image caption Colin Skilbeck died after an incident at a flat in the Fountainbridge area of Edinburgh

A 34-year old woman has appeared in court charged with the murder of a man in Edinburgh.

Kathleen Downey made a brief appearance in private before Sheriff Thomas Welsh at Edinburgh Sheriff Court.

No plea was made and the case was continued for further inquiry. Ms Downey was remanded in custody.

Her appearance in court follows the death of 41-year-old Colin Skilbeck at Gibson Terrace in the Fountainbridge area of the city, on Sunday, 12 March.

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