Man arrested over fatal Kilmarnock house fire

A man has been arrested in connection with the death of a 71-year-old woman in a house fire.

The man is due to appear at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court (file photo)

Catherine Kelly died following a blaze at the property in Kilmaurs Road, Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, on Saturday February 11.

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A 41-year-old man has been arrested and is being held in police custody, Police Scotland said.

He is expected to appear at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court on Wednesday.