A murder accused messaged her former boyfriend to say she was “worried” about him just hours after his body was discovered at a car park, a court heard.
Tasmin Glass, 20, sent Aberdeen oil worker Steven Donaldson, 27, an iMessage asking him if he was OK on the morning of June 7 2018.
The High Court in Edinburgh heard how Glass had sent Mr Donaldson another message the previous evening telling him to meet at a hill in Kirriemuir, Angus, or “not at all”.
The court had previously heard the remains of Mr Donaldson had been discovered on June 7 at the Loch of Kinnordy nature reserve car park in Kirriemuir.
Prosecutors allege Glass, Steven Dickie, 24, and Callum Davidson, also 24, murdered Mr Donaldson.
The trio, all from the Kirriemuir area, all deny murdering him between June 6 and June 7 2018.
Yesterday, Detective Constable Stewart Woodhouse, 31, told prosecution lawyer Ashley Edwards QC he examined Glass’s iPhone during the investigation.
He said he found text messages on Glass’s phone which were of interest to his colleagues.
Jurors were shown some of the messages. They were told on the morning Mr Donaldson’s body was discovered, Glass sent her former partner an iMessage.
It read: “Morning are okay? Not heard from and I’m getting worried now.”
Jurors heard Glass and Mr Donaldson sent each other a number of iMessages messages on June 6.
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The court had earlier heard at the time of Mr Donaldson’s death, Glass spent part of the week living at a flat in the west end of Glasgow.
On June 6, Glass sent Mr Donaldson messages telling him that she was leaving Glasgow to come back to Kirriemuir.
Mr Donaldson asked to meet her.
During evidence, jurors were shown a number of text messages. The court previously heard Glass owed Mr Donaldson money.
Mr Donaldson sent a message which read: “You bringing my money?”
Glass replied: “I’m bringing everything that OK?”
Detective Constable Woodhouse also said he examined Davidson’s phone.
He said the phone’s internet browsing history showed the user had visited a shopping website called wish.com.
He said the user had used the search expressions “wheapons”.
The user also visited a page on wish.com for an item called “Cold Steel Latin D-Guard Machete 24”.
The trial continues.