Glasgow & West Scotland

Man arrested over woman's death in Blantyre

A 35-year-old man has been arrested and detained by police in connection with the death of a 60-year-old woman in South Lanarkshire.

Margaret Burke was found injured in a property in Parkville Drive, Blantyre.

She was taken to Hairmyres Hospital in East Kilbride but died a short time later. A post-mortem will be held to establish the cause of death.

A full report will be sent to the procurator fiscal. Police have appealed for witnesses.

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