Family pays tribute to mum as man arrested in connection with death

Amanda McAlear was pronounced dead at a property in Barmulloch on Sunday afternoon.

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Police: 'No risk to wider community'.

Tributes have been paid to a “much loved” Glasgow mum following a man’s arrest in connection with her death.

Amanda McAlear, 50, was found with serious injuries at a property on Rye Road, Barmulloch, around 12.10pm on Sunday, May 8.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police enquiries led to the arrest of a 62-year-old man who has been charged in connection with Ms McAlear’s death.

In a statement, her family said: “Amanda was a much loved mother, daughter and sister who will be sorely missed.”

Police said the incident appeared to be “isolated” with no threat to the wider community.

Detective chief inspector Frank Travers of Police Scotland’s Major Investigation Team said: “Our thoughts remain with Amanda’s family at what continues to be a difficult time for them.

“Our enquiries indicate that this appears to be an isolated incident and there is no risk to the wider community.

“I would also like to thank the local community for their patience, help and assistance during our investigation and to those who came forward with information.”

The 62-year-old man is due to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Wednesday, May 11.