Alan Wilson murder

Alan Wilson murder

Body-in-bags murderer wins right to appeal

MURDERER Ian Sutherland has been granted the right to appeal his life sentence but has had his final appeal against his conviction overturned.

Final appeal for body-in-bin killer

MURDERER Ian Sutherland has launched his final appeal against his conviction and sentence.

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'No evidence' of wife link to Nairn murder

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.

Murdered banker's son saw his father dying

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.

Body in bits killer set to appeal

JAILED killer Ian Sutherland has launched an appeal against his conviction for strangling a city history teacher and chopping up his body.

Stepping inside the 'house of horrors'

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.

Murderer who sliced up corpse starts life sentence

• Previously jailed for raping a prostitute

Teacher's descent into sex offenders' circle

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.

Life for Edinburgh body-parts murderer

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.

Bin bags murder trial jury sent out

• Jury retire after 17 days of evidence

Man snapped after sexual advances by gay friend, jury told

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.

Body parts 'reveal how ex-teacher died'

THE dismembered body parts of a former teacher revealed evidence about his violent death, a court heard yesterday.

Court told of body parts in bin bags find

A COURT has heard gruesome details of a man’s sawn-off body parts being dumped in bin bags in an Edinburgh garden.

Jury shown video of tearful suspect

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".

Man chopped up for being gay, trial told

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.

Neighbour tells trial of accused's 'unusual' behaviour

A JURY heard yesterday of a man’s "unusual" behaviour in a back green where he allegedly dumped a dismembered body.

Bin body trial told victim 'besotted'

• Accused’s mother gives evidence

Sutherland 'asked brother for advice'

A MAN accused of strangling and dismembering a gay schoolteacher asked his brother for advice about cutting up bodies, a murder trial heard yesterday.

Girlfriend 'celebrated butchery with song'

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.

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