"The reality is we will never understand why Brian - a complete gentleman - died in such a brutal and senseless way, and it is something we will never come to terms with."
A remorseless killer was today facing life in jail after he was convicted of brutally murdering and robbing a north-east mechanic at his rural cottage to "fund a lifestyle he couldn't afford".
The jury in the murder trial of a man accused of bludgeoning a north-east mechanic to death is to continue its deliberations tomorrow.
An Aberdeen murder trial jury was today continuing its deliberations in the trial of a man accused of bludgeoning Brian McKandie to death at his rural north-east cottage during a robbery.
A north-east mechanic found dead in his home had nearly £200,000 in cash stored in the house, a court has heard.
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.
The defence for a man accused of murdering a North-east dad has urged a jury to acquit him.
A murder accused has said he would have “wrung” his best friend’s neck had he realised he was carrying the knife which ultimately caused a dad’s death.
A man is to stand trial accused of murder following a North-east fire almost 19 years ago.
A woman allegedly raped and murdered in a North-east flat almost certainly died of mechanical asphyxiation, a court has heard.