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  • 12 June 2014, 12:13

Man, 86, Held Over Death Of 70-Year-Old Woman

An 86-year-old man is due to appear in court following the death of a 70-year-old woman in her home in Scotland.

The body of Francine Clark was found at about 10.30am on Wednesday at her house in Fintry Gardens in Bearsden, East Dunbartonshire.

Following the discovery police detained the man, who is expected to appear at Dumbarton Sheriff Court later today.

A Police Scotland statement said: "An 86-year-old man has been arrested and is presently detained in police custody in connection with the death of a 70-year-old woman.

"Relatives are aware and a full report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal."

Bearsden is a prosperous suburb about six miles northwest of greater Glasgow. 

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