Tributes paid to 'much loved grandma' as murder accused due in court

Elizabeth Watson was pronounced dead at the scene and her death is being treated as murder.

Tributes paid to ‘much loved grandma’ as murder accused due in court after Catto Drive Peterhead death Police Scotland

A woman who was allegedly murdered at a property in Aberdeenshire has been named.

Elizabeth Watson, 58, was found dead at a property in Catto Drive, Peterhead, after police were called at around 6.15pm on Tuesday, June 27.

Ms Watson’s death is being treated as murder.

A 30-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with her death and is due to appear at Peterhead Sheriff Court on Friday, June 30.

In a statement released by Police Scotland, Ms Watson’s family said: “Elizabeth was a much loved mum and grandma, she will be missed dearly by many.”

Police were called to Catto Drive on Tuesday evening.Jasper Image

Detective Inspector James Callander said: “Our thoughts are with Elizabeth’s family and friends at this difficult time, as well as everyone in the local community affected by her death.

“We are treating this as a contained incident and there is no risk to the wider public.

“A police presence will remain in the area in the coming days, including detectives from the Major Investigation Team. Specialist officers are providing Elizabeth’s family with support.

“Anyone who may have information which could assist our enquiries is asked to call 101, quoting reference 3212 of June 27.”

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