09/04/2009

Man Arrested Over Mother And Daughter Body Find

A man has been arrested in connection with the deaths of a 10-year-old girl and her mother.

Diane Fallon, 43, and Holly disappeared from their home in Crobery in the Cumnock area of East Ayrshire on Wednesday afternoon.

Strathclyde Police confirmed the bodies were found in the Cumnock area on Wednesday afternoon.

Formal identification is still to take place, but it is thought the bodies are that of the mother and her daughter.

A Strathclyde Police spokesman said: "A 26-year-old man has been arrested and is presently detained in police custody in connection with the deaths of Diane and Holly."

The man is due to appear today at Ayr Sheriff Court.

Post mortem examinations will be held to establish the exact cause of deaths. A report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.

(JM/BMcC)

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