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 Robert Thomson

 


Name:

 

AKA:

 

D.O.B:

1959
Kill Total: 1-2

Kill date:

May 2008

Kill Place:

Kirkcaldy, Scotland

Status:

 

Occupation:

 
Victim:

Ryan Thomson

Michelle Thomson

D.O.B:

 

 


Court:

Edinburgh High Court
Case No:  

Judge:

 

Prosecution:

 

Defence:

Gordon Jackson QC

 

 

 

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Saturday 3rd May 2008 Ryan Thomson, who was 7, and his 25 year old sister Michelle were found at Muiredge Cottages in Kirkcaldy.

Their father, Robert Thomson, from Buckhaven, faced charges of repeatedly stabbing and murdering his son and daughter.
 

Tuesday 6th May 2008, 49 year old Robert Thomson appeared in court in Kirkcaldy charged with killing two of his children.

During his appearance at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court, Mr Thomson made no plea and was remanded in custody.
 

He was taken to the hospital for medical treatment following the discovery of the bodies at Muiredge Cottages.

He was later discharged from Dunfermline's Queen Margaret Hospital, released into police custody.

 

Friday 3rd October 2008, Thomson given life sentence for stabbing his children 25 times.

 

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