Woman charged with culpable homicide over death of 40-year-old

A woman has appeared in court accused of culpable homicide following the death of a 40-year-old man at the weekend.
Selkirk Sheriff Court.Selkirk Sheriff Court.
Selkirk Sheriff Court.

Simone Ramage, who is 37, is also charged with possession of an air weapon without a proper certificate.

The private court appearance follows an incident at a house in Chris Paterson Place, Galashiels, on Friday evening.

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Brian Kowbel suffered injuries and was taken to Borders General Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Ramage, of Galashiels, made no plea at Selkirk Sheriff Court and the case was continued for further examination.

She was released on bail by Sheriff Peter Paterson.