By Jenness Mitchell & Louise Hosie
A woman found dead in a house may have been there for some time.
She was found in Aberdeen’s Allison Close last Thursday.
STV News understands that the woman may have been dead for a while.
Police are now attempting to piece together a timeline over when the death happened and when the body was discovered.
Local councillor Alex Nicoll said: “This is very, very sad and my sympathies go out to the family and friends of this lady.
“It is a terribly difficult time and my thoughts are with them.”
Police are treating the death as “unexplained”.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Officers were called to an address in Allison Close, Aberdeen, on Thursday, February 25, after the body of a woman was found within.
“The death is being treated as unexplained and enquiries are ongoing. A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.”