A 33-year-old woman has been charged in connection with the death of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular after a body was found in Fife.

Police confirmed the development during a press conference earlier this evening.

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The woman is expected to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Monday.

Police Scotland Assistant Chief Constable Malcolm Graham, who spoke during the press conference, said: "During the course of today, the investigation into the disappearance of Mikaeel Kular has continued at pace.

"Following formal identification, I can now confirm that a 33-year-old woman has been arrested and charged in connection with Mikaeel's death.

"The woman is expected to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Monday."