Man in court on murder charge after woman injured in disturbance died

Police charged a 43-year-old man and a 40-year-old woman in connection with the incident in Dunoon.

Man charged with murder of Dunoon woman at block of flats appears at Greenock Sheriff Court STV News

A man has appeared in court charged with murder after a woman was found seriously injured at a block of flats in Dunoon.

Mairi Doherty, 41, died three days after the disturbance at the property in John Street at around 1.25am on July 23.

She was rushed to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, but passed away despite the best efforts of medics on July 26.

Police charged a 43-year-old man and a 40-year-old woman in connection with the incident.

Kevin Campbell appeared in private at Greenock Sheriff Court on Tuesday charged with murder. 

He made no plea and was remanded in custody with his next appearance is yet to be confirmed.

Bernadette Cairns also appeared at Greenock Sheriff Court last week charged with assault to injury and made no plea.

She was committed for further examination and released on bail with her next appearance also to be confirmed.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “A 43-year-old man has been charged in connection with the death of a woman in Dunoon.

“Mairi Doherty, aged 41, from Dunoon, sustained serious injuries during a disturbance at flats in the John Street area of the town on Saturday, July 23.

“She was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow where she died three days later.

“The man appeared at Greenock Sheriff Court on Tuesday, August 2.”

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