A 23-year-old man has been charged with murder following the death of a woman in Brechin.
The alleged victim has been named as Neomi Smith, 23, from Aberdeen.
Emergency services were called to attend at Swan Street at 1.30am and on arrival a woman was found with serious injuries. Police said she died at the scene.
The 23-year-old man is expected to appear at Forfar Sheriff Court tomorrow.
Detective Inspector Ross Fitzgerald of the Major Investigation Team said : “Firstly, our thoughts are with Neomi’s family and friends at this difficult time. They have requested that their privacy is respected while they come to terms with Neomi’s death.
“I would like to stress that we are treating this incident as isolated and I would like to thank residents in the local community for their patience whilst we progress with this investigation.”