Woman Dies After Attack In Newton Mearns

27 April 2016, 15:18 | Updated: 27 April 2016, 15:21

Police car Durham Police

A woman has been killed in an attack at her house in Newton Mearns.

Police were called to a disturbance in Beech Avenue in the East Renfrewshire town on Tuesday night.

The body of the 39-year-old was found at the property and officers are said to be following a "definite line of inquiry''.

Forensic teams remain at the house, which has been cordoned off.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "A 39-year-old woman has died following an incident at a house in Beech Avenue, Newton Mearns, on Tuesday.

"Police enquiries are continuing and officers are following a definite line of inquiry.''