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Man detained over death of woman, 20, in Aberdeen

Police at scene

The death of a 20-year-old woman in Aberdeen is being treated as suspicious.

A 32-year-old man has been detained after police were called to flats in the Rosemount Viaduct area at about 07:40 on Friday.

Det Ch Insp Iain Smith said: "Our thoughts at this tragic time are with the family and friends of the young woman involved.

"I must stress that we are content that this has been a contained incident."

Det Ch Insp added: "As formal identification is yet to take place, I can't give any further details in respect of her identity, however further information may be released in due course.

"We will continue to carry out inquiries over the next few days in the area, and the local community is thanked for their patience meantime."

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