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Murder charge as woman 'stabbed' on street is named

A 23-year-old man has been charged with murdering Neomi Smith in Brechin.

By STV News

Published 10 Jun 2019.

A man has been charged with murdering a woman on a street in Angus.

Neomi Smith was said to have been stabbed to death on Swan Street in Brechin on Sunday.

The 23-year-old from Aberdeen was pronounced dead at the scene.

A man, 23, has been charged with murder and is expected to appear at Forfar Sheriff court on Tuesday.

Inspector Ross Fitzgerald 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."