News

  1. Court process begins for the FAI into the death of a pedestrian

    The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) has lodged a First Notice to begin the court process for a Fatal Accident Inquiry into the death of Chloe Morrison.

    01 Mar 2024 Death investigations
  2. Fatal Accident Inquiry Determination published following remand prisoner’s death

    The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) notes the conclusion of the Fatal Accident Inquiry into the death of Scott Andrew Ross in HMP Perth on 21 June 2018 while on remand.

    29 Feb 2024 Death investigations
  3. Father and son receive bans for illegally selling peregrine falcon chicks

    Father and son Timothy and Lewis Hall sentenced for illegally selling peregrine falcon chicks

    12 Feb 2024 Cases
  4. Breeder fined over illegal high-price sales of peregrine falcons

    A breeder who illegally sold peregrine falcons for thousands of pounds has been fined £2,100 and ordered to forfeit £5,220 in cash seized from his home.

    02 Feb 2024 Cases
  5. Serial sexual offender given Order for Lifelong Restriction

    A serial rapist who terrorised six women in a long campaign of violent and sexual offending has be made subject to an Order for Lifelong Restriction and will spend at least 10 years in prison.

    02 Feb 2024 Cases
  6. FAI court process begins for the death of a cameraman

    The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) has lodged a First Notice to begin the court process for a Fatal Accident Inquiry (FAI) into the death of Dan Burton.

    25 Jan 2024 Death investigations
  7. FAI court process begins for the death of hotel director

    The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) has lodged a First Notice to begin the court process for a Fatal Accident Inquiry (FAI) into the death of Gregor Deakin.

    24 Jan 2024 Death investigations
  8. Fatal Accident Inquiry Determination published following prisoner’s death

    The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) notes the conclusion of the Fatal Accident Inquiry into the death of David Nisbet Welch in HMP Edinburgh on 14 February 2021.

    24 Jan 2024 Death investigations
  9. Sophia Smith Fatal Accident Inquiry decision

    A decision has been made to hold an FAI following the death of baby Sophia Smith at the Royal Hospital for Children at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Campus, Glasgow on 11 April 2017.

    22 Jan 2024 Death investigations
  10. FAI court process begins for man who died in custody at HMP Low Moss

    The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) has lodged a First Notice to begin the court process for a Fatal Accident Inquiry into the death of 77-year-old William Tucker.

    21 Jan 2024 Death investigations