Woman’s body ‘may have been in house for some time’

Detectives are treating the death in Aberdeen as 'unexplained' as inquiries continue.

Woman’s body ‘may have been in house for some time’ STV News

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.”