Woman killed in plunge from cliffs named by police
Lesley Pumford, 44, died in a fall at Whistleberry Castle in Kinneff on Friday.
A woman killed when she fell from cliffs in Aberdeenshire has been identified.
Lesley Pumford, 44, died in a plunge at Whistleberry Castle area in Kinneff on Friday.
Her husband, Aberdeen-based dentist Dr Chris Pumford, was seriously injured in the incident.
Ms Pumford's death is being treated as unexplained and an investigation is under way.
A statement from Dr Pumford's practice, Dental Inspirations on North Deeside Road, Cults, said: "Dental Inspirations can confirm that Dr Chris Pumford and his wife Lesley were involved in an accident on Friday, May 27, as a result of which Lesley passed away.
"Chris has sustained serious but not life-threatening injuries and remains in hospital.
"At this time, we can confirm that no further statements will be made and request that you respect the privacy of Chris and Lesley's family, friends and colleagues during this very difficult time."
Police Scotland spokesman said: "Police Scotland can confirm the identity of the woman who was found dead in the Whistleberry Castle area of Kinneff on May 27 as 44-year-old Lesley Pumford.
"Her death remains unexplained and enquiries into the circumstances are ongoing."