Woman, 44, dies after falling ill in Stow

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A woman has died after becoming ill at a house in Stow over the weekend.

The 44-year-old was taken to hospital in Edinburgh, where she later died.

The woman has not yet been named, and inquiries are continuing into the death.

A police spokesman told us: “Police in the Borders are investigating after a 44-year-old woman took unwell at an address in Stow during the evening of Saturday, September 1, before passing away at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh later that night.

“The death is currently being treated as unexplained, but not suspicious, and inquiries are continuing.”