A man and woman have appeared at Stranraer Sheriff Court following the death of 65-year-old man on Christmas Day.
Christina Biggar, 55, from Cairnryan, is charged with murdering George Potts at an address in Cairnryan. She is also charged with attempting to pervert the course of justice.
James Potts, 62, from Ballantrae in Ayrshire, is charged with attempting to pervert the course of justice. He made no plea or declaration to the petition and the pair were remanded in custody until January 4 next year.
Dumfries and Galloway Police are still investigationing the incident.
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