had been having an affair with married man David Gilroy.
It was a turbulent affair which she had tried to end
several times, but he pleaded with her. Just before she
disappeared she had started seeing another man.
4th May 2010,
Suzanne Pilley last seen alive. Her body has never
February 2012, The trial of David Gilroy for the
murder of Suzanne Pilley starts at Edinburgh High Court.
Gilroy denies murder, he denies a further charge of
trying to defeat the ends of justice.
other charges, including an allegation that he assaulted
his wife Andrea on various occasions between 1st January
2009 and 18th May 2010.
13th March 20112, The jury at Edinburgh High court
retire to consider a verdict.
15th March 2012, David Gilroy is found guilty of
murder, he will be sentenced in April.
2012, it has been announced that the sentencing will
be on TV, this is a British first.
18th April 2012, Sentencing at Edinburgh High Court,
the first ever televised sentencing in British legal
sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum of 18
years behind bars.
Lord Bracadale, said, Gilroy was the only person who
knew where her body was, adding, "I hope that the day
will come in your life when you feel able to disclose
that information and that may bring some comfort to her
bereft family, particularly her mother and father who,
after giving evidence, sat in quiet dignity throughout
the rest of the trial,"
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