Man who killed Paige Doherty in 'frenzied' knife attack jailed for life
A man has been jailed for a minimum of 27 years for the "frenzied" knife murder of teenager Paige Doherty.
John Leathem, 32, was given a mandatory life term after he admitted killing the 15-year-old at his deli in Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire, on 19 March.
Paige's body was found two days later in a wooded area. She had more than 140 injuries and had been stabbed 61 times.
Leathem claimed he panicked after Paige threatened to report him for sexual assault when he did not give her a job.
Leathem was sentenced at the High Court in Glasgow on Wednesday, where a judge set the minimum... read more
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