Funeral for boy, 5, allegedly killed by mother

Police are keen to trace three suspects who were in a 'distinctive' blue Peugeot 208. Picture: John Devlin

Police are keen to trace three suspects who were in a 'distinctive' blue Peugeot 208. Picture: John Devlin

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A FUNERAL will be held today for a five-year-old boy whose mother has been charged with his murder.

Scott Chiriseri was found injured at his home in Alva, Clackmannanshire, on December 5 and pronounced dead at the scene.

Flowers, teddies and notes were left in tribute to the youngster on the town’s Carnaughton Place.

Farai Chiriseri, also known as Chirashi, was charged with murder and assault following the child’s death.

The 32-year-old was held under mental health legislation following a hearing at Alloa Sheriff Court on December 9.

The boy’s funeral will take place at Alva Parish Church followed by a burial at Alva Cemetery.

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