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Death of woman in East Kilbride being treated as murder

Published 2 May 2020

Police Scotland can confirm that a man has been charged following the death of a woman in East Kilbride.
 
Officers attended an address in Park Terrace around 4.30pm on Thursday, 30 April, after concerns for the occupant were reported to police.
 
Louise Aitchison, aged 33, was found within her home and pronounced dead at the scene by the Scottish Ambulance Service. Following a post-mortem today (Saturday, 2 May) her death is now being treated as murder.

Louise Aitchison
 
A 35-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with Louise’s death and is due to appear at Hamilton Sheriff Court on Monday, 4 May.
 
Detective Inspector Sandy MacKinnon of the Major Investigation Team said: “Our thoughts are with Louise’s family at this incredibly difficult time and we are keeping them fully updated on the progress of our enquiries.
 
"As we continue to seek answers for them, I urge anyone who may have information which could be relevant to contact us or Crimestoppers as soon as possible.”
 
Those with information can contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 1951 of 30 April, or report this anonymously to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.



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