Man held after woman 'stabbed to death' in house
A woman died in hospital after the alleged attack on Craigie Place in Kilmarnock.
A man has been charged over the death of a woman who was allegedly stabbed at an East Ayrshire house.
The incident is said to have happened on Craigie Place in Kilmarnock, at 10.20pm on Tuesday.
A woman was taken to Crosshouse Hospital with serious injuries but later died.
Officers have arrested a 51-year-old man in connection with the death.
A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "Police Scotland can confirm that a 51-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the death of a woman in Kilmarnock on Tuesday.
"At around 10.20pm on Tuesday evening, police were called to a report of a woman seriously injured within an address in Craigie Place, Kilmarnock.
"She was taken by ambulance to Crosshouse Hospital where she died a short time later.
"The 51-year-old man is due to appear at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court on Thursday and a full report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal."