Dalbeattie woman’s death ‘unexplained’
An investigation is under way after a Dalbeattie woman was found dead in her car near Laurieston.
The body of Christine Hilton, 62, was found in herVauxhall Astra in a layby on the A762 onTuesday, November 27.
Police Scotland are treating the death as unexplained and a report has been submitted to the procurator fiscal.
A spokesperson said:“The result of the post mortem is inconclusive and further tests are ongoing.
“At this time there are no suspicious circumstances.”
Detective Inspector Dean Little of Dumfries CID urged anyone who saw Ms Hilton, pictured right, or her vehicle in the days prior to November 27 to get in touch.
He said:“Enquiries have identified that Mrs Hilton’s greyVauxhall Astra, registered number KD06YZT, was within the car parking area to the east ofWoodhall Loch which is one mile north of Laurieston on the A762 New Galloway road on both Monday, 26 andTuesday, November 27.
“I am keen to establish when the vehicle arrived at this location and would ask anybody who observed the vehicle there to make contact with the police.”
Anybody with helpful information should phone 101.