Helensburgh pier: Man charged after death of woman who got into difficulty in water

Police have charged a man after a woman died after getting into difficulty in water off Helensburgh pier.

Emergency services were alerted at around 5.15pm, and investigations continue into the circumstances of the incident in the town in Argyll and Bute, Scotland.

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Police said that a 28-year-old man has been charged in connection with the death.

He is due to appear at Dumbarton Sheriff Court on Monday.

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A man has been charged after a woman died after getting into difficulty in water off Helensburgh pier.