A 24-year-old woman has died following a report of a disturbance at a house in Shetland.
A 39-year-old man has been arrested after the woman was found dead at the home in the Sandness area of the mainland at 4.55pm on Sunday.
Police Scotland confirmed it is not looking for anyone else in relation to the incident.
Detective Inspector Richard Baird said: ‘Our investigation remains ongoing and a visible police presence is likely to remain in the area for the coming days.
‘While our work is ongoing, we are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.
‘Incidents such as this are thankfully extremely rare in Shetland and we understand that it will have had a significant impact on the local community.
‘I would urge anyone who may have information or concerns to approach any of our officers.’
Shetland MSP Beatrice Wishart commented: ‘First and foremost, my thoughts are with the family and loved ones of the deceased and I extend condolences to them.
‘This is a terrible event that has shocked the close-knit Sandness community and indeed wider Shetland.
‘I have spoken with the police and understand that they are not looking for anyone else and that inquiries are ongoing.
‘My thoughts are also with Police Scotland and other emergency services personnel who attended the scene.’
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