A man has appeared in court charged with murdering an Aberdeen woman.
Neomi Smith died after being found seriously injured at a property in Brechin at about 1.30am on Sunday.
Keith Rizzo, 23, of Angus, faced one charge when he appeared in private at Forfar Sheriff Court.
He made no plea and was remanded in custody for further examination.
He is expected to appear back in court at a later date.