Alan Wilson murder
Alan Wilson murder
MURDERER Ian Sutherland has been granted the right to appeal his life sentence but has had his final appeal against his conviction overturned.
MURDERER Ian Sutherland has launched his final appeal against his conviction and sentence.
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THE police chief investigating the murder of a bank manager has said there is "absolutely no evidence" linking the man’s widow to the shooting.
THE four-year-old son of murdered banker Alistair Wilson saw his father dying on their doorstep after being gunned down by a killer who has yet to be found.
JAILED killer Ian Sutherland has launched an appeal against his conviction for strangling a city history teacher and chopping up his body.
IT has lain locked up for ten months exactly as detectives left it. The small ground-floor flat in Edinburgh’s leafy Merchiston area stands out only because its windows have been boarded up from prying eyes.
Previously jailed for raping a prostitute
ON A bitterly cold Tuesday morning in February, Alan Wilson’s dismembered body parts were found dumped in one of Edinburgh’s most affluent suburbs.
A man was jailed for life today for the murder of a convicted sex offender whose sawn-off body parts were found dumped in bin bags in a garden.
Jury retire after 17 days of evidence
A MAN strangled and cut up the body of his infatuated gay friend who had tried once too often to "come on to him", it was claimed yesterday.
THE dismembered body parts of a former teacher revealed evidence about his violent death, a court heard yesterday.
A COURT has heard gruesome details of a man’s sawn-off body parts being dumped in bin bags in an Edinburgh garden.
A MURDER trial jury has been shown a video recording of the moment a man was told by police that a body found behind his flat was that of his "best friend".
A HOTEL manager told a murder trial how a drunk woman claimed a man had been strangled, chopped up and buried in a garden because he was gay.
A JURY heard yesterday of a man’s "unusual" behaviour in a back green where he allegedly dumped a dismembered body.
Accused’s mother gives evidence
A MAN accused of strangling and dismembering a gay schoolteacher asked his brother for advice about cutting up bodies, a murder trial heard yesterday.
THE lawyer defending a man accused of strangling and dismembering a former teacher told a court that the accused’s ex-girlfriend committed the crime - and sang a song from hit musical Chicago to celebrate.