Paige Doherty’s killer jailed for life
A man has been jailed for at least 27 years for the murder of 15-year-old Paige Doherty.
John Leathem, 32, stabbed the teenager more than 60 times when she stopped at his shop in Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire, on March 19.
Schoolgirl obsessed with serial killers found guilty of trying to kill her best friend Paige’s body was found two days later with more than 140 injuries and 61 stab wounds.
The married father-of-two pleaded guilty to her murder at an earlier hearing at the High Court in Glasgow.
The court heard how Leathem attacked Paige in the back office of the Delicious Deli shortly... read more
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