Woman found dead in home named as murder enquiry continues

Officers were called to a property on Anderson Drive in Elgin at around 7.20pm on Thursday.

A woman who died in a house in Moray has been named amid an ongoing investigation into her murder.

Officers were called to a property on Anderson Drive in Elgin, at around 7.20pm on Thursday.

A 32-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

She has now been identified by police as Lucretia Donaghy, known as Kiesha, from Elgin.

Lucretia, known as Kiesha, Donaghy, 32, was found dead at Anderson Drive.STV News

Following a post mortem examination, her death is being treated as murder and police said “extensive enquiries” are ongoing.

Detective superintendent Lorna Ferguson said: “Incidents such as this are thankfully extremely rare and we understand that Kiesha’s death has had a significant impact on the local community in Elgin and across Moray.

“This is of course felt most strongly by her family and we are providing them with specialist support as our investigation continues.

“A dedicated team of detectives, with support from the local policing team, is continuing to work to find out what happened to Kiesha and identify whoever is responsible for her death.

“I would once again urge anyone who believes they may have information which could help our investigation to come forward and speak to us. Even if what you know feels insignificant, it could be useful to our investigation so I would urge you to get in touch.

“A police presence is likely to remain in Elgin in the coming days as our investigation progresses and if anyone has any information or concerns you can approach one of our officers.”

Police Scotland can be contacted via 101, quoting reference 3250 of Thursday, November 16, 2023. Alternatively, information can be passed anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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