Hamish Paterson preyed on the victim at a house in Aberdeen after she had been drinking and had fallen asleep.
High Court in Edinburgh
The former girlfriend of a murdered Aberdeen oil worker is to appeal against her conviction for culpable homicide.
'He cut my wrist and held a knife to my throat'
The men convicted of murdering Aberdeen oil worker Steven Donaldson have launched a bid for freedom.
Kyle Park has been locked up for six years.
Repeat offender Michael Mortimer carried out assaults on two strangers within a week in Aberdeen seeking cash and valuables after returning to abusing street drugs.
An amateur theatre choreographer has been remanded in custody after subjecting two boys to a catalogue of sexual abuse.
Former Celtic kitman James McCafferty has been jailed for more than six years after admitted a string of historic sexual offences against young boys.
Kyle Park had already raped two other teenage girls and would go on to subject a fourth victim to a rape ordeal.
Man accused of murdering Aberdeen oil worker lied to police as he didn’t want to be ‘labelled a grass’, court hears
Steven Dickie, 24, told a jury he was also untruthful because he didn’t want to land his friend and co-accused Callum Davidson, 24, in trouble.
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.
A "loving and caring mother" who shook a baby she was looking after in a catastrophic loss of control was jailed for three years today.
A man accused of murder looked “shocked” when his alleged accomplice asked him to “deal” with the money issues she had with her boyfriend.
A woman asked a friend for financial help after writing off a car which had been bought by the boyfriend she allegedly murdered, a court heard.
An alleged victim of threats by two men facing a murder charge said he was called a “beast, rat” and told he was “getting it” by them in various incidents.
Darryl McCook, 38, pled guilty at the High Court in Edinburgh to being involved in supplying heroin.
A convicted killer who was caught in Aberdeen with drug dealer quantities of heroin and crack cocaine was jailed for a year.
A man convicted of murdering north-east mechanic Brian McKandie is appealing his conviction and sentence.
A man was jailed for life today for murdering and robbing a north-east mechanic at his home.
The victims of a north-east sex offender who preyed on women and children over more than four decades have been praised for their courage in speaking out as their abuser was handed a life sentence.
Prosecutors have dropped an attempted murder charge against a woman who has admitted killing a pensioner following an argument at his home.
A psychiatrist has told a court he examined an Aberdeen woman who is standing trial for murder and concluded she wasn’t suffering from psychiatric illness.
A grandmother wept as she told a court of the moment she “exploded” and killed an Aberdeen pensioner following an argument at his home.
A woman accused of murdering an Aberdeen pensioner was a regular customer at a pawnbrokers in the months before the death, a court has heard.
A woman has admitted killing a pensioner who spent some of his £86,000 inheritance on holidays for her relatives, a court has heard.
A former oil industry manager who was caught trafficking cocaine after his Aberdeen flat sprung a leak was ordered to hand over £46,000 of crime profits.
A former oil industry manager who was caught trafficking cocaine after his flat sprung a leak was ordered to hand over £46,000 crime profits today.
Family of Aberdeen man left with brain injuries after brutal attack ‘relieved’ as woman’s appeal thrown out
The family of an Aberdeen man left with brain injuries after he was brutally beaten have spoken of their relief after a woman who took part in the murder bid had her conviction appeal thrown out.
An Aberdeen man found guilty of raping and assaulting three women – locking one in his flat for three days – has had his bid to overturn his conviction thrown out.
A man has been jailed for three years after sexually assaulting two women.