West Lothian crime: Man, 46, arrested in connection with death of woman in Broxburn

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The 42-year-old was injured at a home and later died in hospital.

A man has been arrested following the death of a woman after a ‘disturbance’ at a West Lothian home.

Police said a 42-year-old woman had died at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh after being injured in the incident on Broxburn’s Cunnighar Road last night.

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Emergency services swooped on the street just before 8pm and officers arrested a man aged 46.

A woman has died after a 'disturbance' at a home in BroxburnA woman has died after a 'disturbance' at a home in Broxburn
A woman has died after a 'disturbance' at a home in Broxburn | Google

Although there is still a police presence in the area, the public are being assured that there is no wider risk.

Detective Chief Inspector Craig Higgins said: “Around 7.55pm on Sunday, 9 June, 2024, we received a report of a disturbance at a property in the Cunnighar Road area of Broxburn.

“Emergency services attended and a 42-year-old woman was taken to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh where she later died.

“A 46-year-old man was arrested in connection with her death and enquiries remain ongoing.

“There will be an increased police presence in the area, however there is no wider risk to the public.”

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