Change in reporting of care home Covid-19 deaths to the Procurator Fiscal
The Lord Advocate, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer, Police Scotland and National Records Scotland, has today issued updated guidance on the reporting of Covid-19 related deaths.
Amanda Cox Fatal Accident Inquiry decision
A decision has been made by Crown Counsel that a Fatal Accident Inquiry will not be held into the death of 34-year-old Amanda Cox at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary on 10 December 2018.
M9 road traffic incident - Fatal Accident Inquiry
Crown Counsel has now formally instructed that there should be a Fatal Accident Inquiry to examine the full circumstances surrounding the deaths of Lamara Bell and John Yuill during the M9 incident.
Cameron House Hotel - Fatal Accident Inquiry review decision
An independent Crown Office review has decided that a Fatal Accident Inquiry should be held into the deaths of Richard Dyson and Simon Midgley, who lost their lives in a fire at Cameron House Hotel.
Briefing note on investigation of deaths and FAI
The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service is committed to the prompt investigation of deaths, but accepts that in some cases the time taken to complete a thorough investigation has been too long.
Crown rules that a Fatal Accident Inquiry should be held into the Glasgow bin lorry incident
Crown Counsel have decided that a Fatal Accident Inquiry should be held into the causes of this tragedy to ensure that there can be a full public hearing of the facts of the case.