Man arrested in connection with death in village

A woman was found dead in Carrutherstown at around 6am on Friday.
A woman was found dead in Carrutherstown at around 6am on Friday.

A man has been arrested in connection with the death of a woman in a village in the south of Scotland.

Beverley Bliss, 52, was found dead in a property in Carrutherstown, Dumfries and Galloway, at around 6am on Friday.

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A 35-year-old man has been arrested and detained in relation to her death and the alleged attempted murder of a 47-year-old man.

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

The 47-year-old is said to be in a stable condition in Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary.

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