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Man charged with murder after woman’s death in Brechin

Neomi Smith from Aberdeen was found with serious injuries in Brechin and died at the scene.

Neomi Smith was found seriously injured in Brechin and died at the scene (Police Scotland/PA)
Neomi Smith was found seriously injured in Brechin and died at the scene (Police Scotland/PA)

A man has been charged with murder after the death of a woman in Angus.

Emergency services were called to Swan Street in Brechin at around 1.30am on Sunday where a woman was found with serious injuries, however she died at the scene.

She has now been formally identified as Neomi Smith, 23, from Aberdeen.

The 23-year-old man charged with murder following the death is expected to appear at Forfar Sheriff Court on Tuesday.

Detective Inspector Ross Fitzgerald said: “Firstly, our thoughts are with Neomi’s family and friends at this difficult time.

“They have requested that their privacy is respected while they come to terms with Neomi’s death.

“I would like to stress that we are treating this incident as isolated and I would like to thank residents in the local community for their patience whilst we progress with this investigation.”

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