Man charged with murder following death of 'much-loved' mum 

Chitsidzo (Veronica) Chinyanga, from Zimbabwe, died following a disturbance at a property in Broxburn.

Man appears in court charged with murder of ‘much-loved mum’ in Broxburn Police Scotland

A man has been charged with murder following the death of a woman at a property in West Lothian.

Police were called to a disturbance at a property on Cunnighar Road, Broxburn, at around 7.55pm on Sunday.

Chitsidzo (Veronica) Chinyanga, from Zimbabwe, was taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh where she later died.

Kasikai Chinyanga was arrested and charged in connection with the 42-year-old’s death.

He appeared at Livingston Sheriff Court on Tuesday charged with murder.

Police said there will be a continued police presence in the area. STV News

The 46-year-old made no plea and was remanded in custody.

He is due to appear before court again within the next eight days.

In a statement released through Police Scotland, Ms Chinyanga’s family said: “Veronica was a much-loved mum, sister, niece and mother to all, who will be missed dearly by many.

“We would ask that we are given privacy to come to terms with our loss at this time.”

STV News is now on WhatsApp

Get all the latest news from around the country

Follow STV News
Follow STV News on WhatsApp

Scan the QR code on your mobile device for all the latest news from around the country

WhatsApp channel QR Code
Posted in