A 37-year-old woman was discovered dead in a flat near a racetrack, and one man was charged with her murder. On February 18, Darrell Buchanan’s body was discovered in a plush apartment complex in Hamilton Park North, Scotland. Walter Buchanan, 64, appeared at Hamilton Sheriff’s Court charged with her murder on Monday.
During the private hearing, he did not enter a plea. Buchanan was remanded in custody and is scheduled to appear in court again in eight days. Prosecutors were assigned to investigate the case further.
18 February 2023: Darrell Buchanan, 37, was found dead in a property in Hamilton, Glasgow. Walter Buchanan, 64, has been charged with murder pic.twitter.com/KRpzoIYGzh
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Mother Found Dead In Flat
Locals reported a heavy police presence in the area in the days following the shocking discovery. One local told the Daily Record: “CID officers have been knocking on our doors.”
“We woke up to police in the street. There were plain-clothed officers stationed inside the flat block. There have been police everywhere, it’s very worrying. This is a nice area.”