A woman has died after an alleged serious assault in North Lanarkshire which saw a man arrested.
The 54-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene in Torrance Avenue, Airdrie.
Cops were called to the street after the alarm was raised at around 10.45am on Sunday.
A 60-year-old man has been arrested and police said the death is being treated as an “isolated incident”.
Several police vehicles and officers attended in the street.
A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “We were made aware of a woman who had allegedly been seriously assaulted within a property on Torrance Avenue, Airdrie, at around 10.45am on Sunday.
“The 54-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
“A 60-year-old man has been arrested. It is being treated as an isolated incident and enquiries are ongoing.”