Date of Birth:
19th December 2007
Jack kicked open a bathroom door at a flat on Union
Street between 12th and 19th December. He forced Ms
Milne from the bathroom, removed some of her clothes and
glasses, then repeatedly punched and kicked her, forcing
her to the floor, he then stamped on her head and body,
and repeatedly struck her on the head and body with a
knife. He then tried to conceal the crime by destroying
evidence, by cutting off her ear and attempting to cut
off her head, legs and breast, then wrapping and binding
the body with a plastic bin bag, curtain, bedding,
sticky tape and dressing gown cords and trying to hide
it in the loft space of the flat before hiding it in a
cupboard. Co-defendants Buchan and Mackinnon also
admitted trying to hide the victim.
Tuesday 8th July
2008, At Trial
Stuart Jack admitted murder.
Co-accused Debbie Buchan, 19, and Leigh Mackinnon, 18,
both admitted attempted murder, at the High Court in
Thursday 31st July 2008,
Jack was jailed for a minimum of 18 years. Jack also
admitted attempting to defeat the ends of justice by
trying to cut off Ms Milne's head, legs and breast,
cutting off her ear and hiding her body.
Debbie Buchan, received nine years and four months, and
Leigh Mackinnon, nine years, for attempted murder.