A 16-year-old boy has been found guilty of abducting, raping and murdering Alesha MacPhail, six, on the Isle of Bute on July 2 last year, following a nine-day trial at the High Court in Glasgow.
Thug threatened partner with a murder-suicide bid – then wiped blood on victim saying it’d prove self defence
A brutal thug who threatened his partner with a murder-suicide bid - then wiped his own blood on her so police would think he was acting in self defence - was put behind bars today.
A man has been found guilty of stabbing a convicted child killer to death.
A murder inquiry has been launched after the body of a man was found in a burning vehicle.
Police are searching for two men who were seen around the time of a disturbance that led to a man’s murder in Glasgow in November.
A 16-year-old boy accused of abducting, raping and murdering a six-year old girl sent a video of himself to friends with the message “found the guy who’s done it”, a court has heard.
Police will return to the scene of a murder in Kirkcaldy to ask residents for help with their investigation.
A murder trial has heard a knife was found on the shore opposite the home where the six-year-old victim was allegedly taken from.
The Alesha MacPhail murder trial has been told the six-year-old schoolgirl was smothered and suffered “catastrophic” injuries to her genital area.
A six-year-old schoolgirl who was raped and murdered suffered “catastrophic” injuries to her genital area, a jury has been told.
A man arrested on suspicion of the murder of Wayne Boylan in Co Down has been released.
Police have arrested two men aged 33 and 27 and a woman aged 36 in relation to an attempted murder in Aberdeen.
Two people have been charged with murder after the body of a man was found in Co Tyrone.
Police have released CCTV footage showing the movements of a child killer just hours before he was allegedly murdered by his neighbour.
A family have urged a convicted killer who murdered a vulnerable woman and dismembered her body to tell them where the rest of her remains are.
Detectives investigating the murder of a father outside a school in Belfast have arrested a 63-year-old man.
Detectives investigating the murder of a man shot in a car almost 10 months ago are appealing for information about a second vehicle linked to the incident.
The sister of a murdered Aberdeen schoolboy fears his killer will soon be back on the streets.
Two further arrests have been made in connection with the murder of a 17-year-old in Islington.
‘We will never understand why a complete gentleman like Brian died in such a brutal and senseless way’
The family of Brian McKandie have paid tribute to him after Steven Sidebottom was convicted of his murder today.
A jury has been urged to convict a man accused of bludgeoning a north-east mechanic to death in his rural cottage.
Two women have been arrested in connection with the “brutal” murder of east Belfast community worker Ian Ogle.
North-east mechanic was seen with two men and ‘concerned’ look on his face the day before he died, court hears
A north-east mechanic found dead in his home was seen standing with two men in his garden with a concerned look on his face the day before he died, a court heard yesterday.
A 21-year-old man suspected of killing his parents and three other people was arrested when he drove up with a gun to his grandmother’s house in Virginia on Sunday, a sheriff said.
Police became interested in north-east murder accused seven months after the incident because of a discrepancy in his statement, court told
A senior detective yesterday told a court the injuries suffered by a mechanic allegedly bludgeoned to death in his home were the worst he had ever seen.
Police are treating the deaths of two young children whose bodies were found in their home as murder.
Former partner of north-east man accused of murdering Brian McKandie revealed he lavished her with gifts the week after the death
The former partner of a man accused of murder told a court she had to calm him down when he realised the police were treating the death as suspicious.
£200,000 in cash wasn’t found in the home of murdered north-east man Brian McKandie until police began to clear it out
A police crime scene manager told a court yesterday that officers recovered almost £200,000 of cash while clearing out an alleged murder victim's home.
North-east man accused of murdering Brian McKandie asked employee of nearby hotel to clarify what time he was there
A man accused of murder asked a hotel worker to clarify the time he was in the premises during the day of the alleged incident after the police inquiry was launched, a court has heard.
A teenager has appeared in court charged with the murder of 14-year-old Jaden Moodie.
An Oregon man murdered four members of his family at the home they shared and was shot by sheriff’s deputies as he tried to kill a girl, authorities have said.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a 21-year-old boxer who was shot at a pub.