A MAN will appear in court charged in connection with the death of missing woman Emma Faulds.

Police have confirmed that a 39-year-old man has been arrested and will appear at Ayr Sheriff Court today, May 10.

Emma, 39, was missing from her home in Kilmarnock and was last seen in Monkton at around 9.10pm on Sunday, April 28.

On Tuesday a forensic team descended at Fairfield Park in Monkton and carried out an extensive search of a detached property.

Police announced earlier this week they feared the 39-year-old may have come to harm.

We will update as and when more infortmation is available.