Investigation update: death following police contact (Ayr) - July 2023
We have been directed by the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) to investigate the death of a 53-year-old woman following an incident involving police in Ayr on 23 July 2023.
Once the investigation is concluded, a report on our findings will be submitted to the COPFS for consideration.
Update: a final report was issued to COPFS on 29 January 2024.
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