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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Court process begins for the joint FAI into the deaths of two toddlers

    The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) has lodged a First Notice to begin the court process for a joint Fatal Accident Inquiry into the deaths of Cailyn Newlands and Sonny Campbell.

    19 Jan 2024 Death investigations
  8. FAI court process begins for man who died in custody at HMP Edinburgh

    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 66-year-old William Lothian.

    19 Jan 2024 Death investigations
  9. Airdrie Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court

    Please note that some trials scheduled to take place at Airdrie Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court have been moved to other locations.

    18 Jan 2024 COPFS corporate
  10. FAI court process begins for man who died in custody at HMP Grampian

    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 50-year-old William Kirkwood.

    10 Jan 2024 Death investigations