A MAN has been charged with culpable homicide in connection with the death of Kilmacolm mum Karen Young.

Allan Doherty, 32, appeared in the dock at Greenock Sheriff Court this afternoon, having been arrested yesterday by detectives.

Ms Young's body was found in his flat in Port Glasgow's Kelburn Terrace on June 9.

Doherty, who made no plea or declaration, has been committed for further examination and remanded in custody.

He's expected to return to court later this month.