Judge in Margaret Fleming 'murder' trial blasts prison staff after accused left without wheelchair

Judge in Margaret Fleming 'murder' trial blasts prison staff after accused left without wheelchair
 

A judge yesterday blasted a decision by prison authorities to leave the man accused of murdering missing Margaret Fleming without a wheelchair.
The trial of Edward Cairney, 77, and co-accused Avril jones, 58, collapsed on Thursday and he was due to apply for bail yesterday.
Instead, Cairney sat in a G4S van in the court car park after Greenock Prison removed the wheelchair he had been using throughout the trial.
Lord Matthews said: “I’m staggered that the Scottish Prison Service think it appropriate to remove the wheelchair Mr Cairney has been using all this time. I want an explanation.”... read more

 
20 October 2018 in Regional, Views: 54
Source: Daily Record
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