THE family of schoolboy Jack Anderson have slammed the "callous lack of remorse" shown by the man convicted of his hit-and-run killing.
LAUGHING and joking as he boarded a bus, his jovial disposition gave away nothing of the fact that only minutes earlier, he had driven a car into a schoolboy at 60 miles per hour.
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SOMETIMES it was a joke he told to a school pal, at other times a thoughtful gesture at home, and often it was just his boundless enthusiasm and good humour.
JACK ANDERSON'S killer was caught on CCTV laughing and joking with his accomplices as he made his getaway from the scene of the crime.
JACK ANDERSON's grieving parents are forced to pass the pedestrian crossing where he was knocked down and killed almost every day.
A DRIVER with a string of motoring convictions was jailed for 12 years today for the hit-and-run killing of a schoolboy.
IT was the sort of call which Lothian and Borders Police deal with every day. The distressed pensioner had been conned by a gang of bogus workmen in Dalkeith.
DETECTIVES came close to catching hit-and-run killer Isaac Purcell several times during a six-month hunt that took police across the north of England and Ireland.
A HIT-AND-RUN driver was sentenced to 12 years for killing ten-year-old Jack Anderson today, exactly one year after the schoolboy’s death.
A GRANDMOTHER broke down in tears as she described how hit-and-run victim Jack Anderson smiled at her just seconds before he was killed.
A MOTHER wept yesterday as she told a murder trial how a young boy was thrown into the air after a car hit him on a pedestrian crossing.
THE driver of a car which hit and killed a ten-year-old boy was spotted on the wrong side of the road driving at speeds up to 55mph, a court heard yesterday.
A MAN accused of murdering a ten-year-old boy by knocking him down at a pedestrian crossing has admitted driving the car but denies murder, a court was told yesterday.
A MAN accused of murdering a 10-year-old boy by knocking him down at a pedestrian crossing has admitted driving the car – but denies murder, a court was told today.
SCHOOL friends and teachers of hit-and-run victim Jack Anderson have helped his father smash his charity fundraising target.
A MAN accused of knocking down and killing ten-year-old Jack Anderson has denied a charge of murdering the city schoolboy.
A MAN accused of knocking down and killing ten-year-old Jack Anderson at a pedestrian crossing in Edinburgh appeared in court charged with murder yesterday.
MICHAEL ANDERSON, whose son Jack was knocked down and killed last year, has so far raised £3083 in sponsorship for his run in the Edinburgh Marathon.
THE father of hit-and-run victim Jack Anderson - who is running the Edinburgh Marathon in memory of his son - is just £73 away from his fundraising target.
A WEBSITE set up by the parents of hit-and-run victim Jack Anderson has been inundated with tributes.
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