Man held by police over death of woman in Aberdeen

Police have arrested a 22-year-old man in connection with the death of a woman in the Dyce area of Aberdeen.

The woman’s death is being treated as suspicious after the body was discovered at an address on Stoneywood Road on Saturday.

Police Scotland have confirmed a “heavy police presence” will continue at the area while a probe into the death continues and a full forensic examination is carried out.

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Detective Superintendent Andrew Patrick of Police Scotland’s Major Investigation Team said: “Inquiries are at an early stage and there will be a significant police presence and activity in the area of Stoneywood Road, Dyce, whilst we carry out our investigation into this incident.

Police will maintain a high presence in Dyce following the woman's death. (Credit: John Devlin)
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“This would appear to have be an isolated incident and there was no wider threat to the local community.

“Anyone who heard or saw anything in the area is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting reference 518 of September 17