A MAN has appeared in court charged with murder after a woman was found dead at a Renfrewshire flat.

Police were called to the property in Cardon Square, Renfrew, at about 11.45pm on Wednesday.

Lauren Wilson, 34, from Paisley, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Craig Walker, 39, appeared at Paisley Sheriff Court today accused of murder and attempting to defeat the ends of justice.

He made no plea and was remanded in custody pending a further court date.