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LATEST: Man arrested following death of 52-year-old

Section:  Annan and Eskdale, Dumfries and West, Lockerbie and Lochmaben, Moffat  | Tags: ,

A 35-year-old man has been arrested following the death of 52-year-old Beverly Bliss in Carrutherstown.

Police sealed off the village yesterday morning, following a call received of a report of a male having been found injured near to the village at 6.03 am.

Emergency services attended and a further injured male was found nearby. Both men were taken to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary.

At that time a 52-year-old woman, who was today named as Beverly Bliss, was pronounced dead within a home in the village.

A 35-year-old man has been arrested and is detained in police custody in connection with her death and the alleged attempted murder of a 47-year-old man in Carrutherstown.

The 47-year-old man is currently being treated within Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary where hospital staff describe his condition as stable.

Relatives are aware and a report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

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