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Man Pleads Guilty To 1997 Murder
Mr Chen who was due to stand trial at the High Court in Glasgow for the 1997 murder of Ms Wylde has now pled guilty to the crime. Mr Chen will be sentenced next month. The body of the 21 year old was found in 1997 after she had been attacked. Mr Chen had escaped capture for...
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Man Jailed For Toddlers Murder
Mr McMullen was found guilty of the attempted murder of his partner’s 2 year old son at Glasgow High Court. Mr McMullen was found guilty by jury of inflicting "blunt force trauma" to the young boy by "means unknown" in December of 2016. He has received a custodial...
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Edinburgh Man Shot Outside Own Home
Trainspottng actor, Mr Welsh, has been shot outside his Edinburgh home while his family were inside this Wednesday. Police Scotland have stated they believed this was a targeted attack but have stated: "Any member of the community could have been walking by and been...
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Further Teenager Arrested For Attempted Murder
After a 16 year old boy was attacked in Edinburgh, two teenagers have now been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. The 16 year old was stabbed outside a supermarket last Sunday in Edinburgh. The second teenager arrested this week has also been charged with being...
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Man Convicted Of Murdering Partner
Mr Douglas has been convicted after Trial at the High Court in Livingston of murdering his partner, Ms Walker, who he was with for 31 years. Mr Douglas thereafter attempted to kill himself at their home in Edinburgh. Mr Douglas was convicted after a majority verdict. During...
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Acid Attackers Jailed
Mr Marshall and Mr Smith have received jail terms after being found guilty of spraying acid on three victims in Cumbernauld last year. The men were found guilty after a Trial at the High Court in Glasgow last month of pouring the acid on the victims to their severe injury...
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Tommy Sheridan In Appeal Attempt
Mr Sheridan has been refused leave to appeal which would have his perjury conviction referred to the Court of Appeal. The former politician was imprisoned for three years after being found guilty of perjury that he committed in 2006 in relation to the Civil case involving...
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Scottish Prison Population Falls
The prison population of Scotland has fallen by 4.1% in the last two years. This is in line with the overall prison population in Europe, which altogether has fallen by seven percent. The Council of Europe's Annual Penal Statistics for 2018 published the statistics this...
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New Domestic Abuse Act Becomes Law
The Domestic Abuse Act comes in to force this week in Scotland. This new act criminalises psychological domestic abuse and ‘coercive and controlling behaviour.’ The act states what this sort of behaviour includes. The new act will require the court to consider a...
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Police Appeal After Street Fight
Following a large disturbance on Sunday afternoon in Glasgow city centre Police have stated they are following a positive line of enquiry for suspects. The incident happened after Sunday’s football match between Celtic and Rangers and a 47 year old man remains critical in...
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