The following statement is attributable to a Crown Office spokesperson:
“Alexander Pacteau, 21, from Glasgow, appeared at Glasgow Sheriff Court today charged with the murder of Karen Buckley, and with attempting to defeat the ends of justice.
- Ban imposed less than 24 hours after offence at Palmerston Park
Liam Bernard, DOB 20/08/97, from Coalburn was today fined £350 and made subject of a Football Banning Order for one year after pleading guilty to culpable and reckless conduct. The Banning Order means that Bernard will be banned from all regulated football matches throughout the whole of the United Kingdom.
Between 5 June and 15 July 2012 four people died as a result of a Legionnaire's Disease outbreak in
After the calling of the case against Farai Chirashi or Chiriseri today, a Crown Office spokesperson said:
"Following the death of Scott Chiriseri, and on the basis of the evidence available at the time, the Crown decided that his mother Farai Chirashi or Chiriseri should be charged with his murder.
"As the investigation into the case continued, medical opinion as to the accused's mental state at the time of the offence was sought.
Edinburgh man banned from football matches for two years and fined £560 for racist abuse
At Glasgow Sheriff Court today, Mohammed Rafiq, (01/03/72) from the Thornliebank area of Glasgow, was made subject to a confiscation order for £250,000.
Following the outcome of the criminal prosecution against the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Crown Counsel will consider whether or not it is in the public interest to hold a Fatal Accident Inquiry into the death of fire fighter Ewan Williamson on 12 July 2009 at the Balmoral Bar,
Guthrie Melville, the skipper of the boat 'Solstice', has been sentenced to nine month imprisonment today at Stirling Sheriff Court for health and safety regulatory failings that lead to the tragic death of James Irvine in Largo Bay, Leven.
Melville was found guilty after trial on 17 February at Stirling Sheriff Court on two charges on indictment contrary to The Diving at Work Regulations 1997, Regulation 6 and the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, Section 33(1)(c).