The teenager who admitted raping and murdering six-year-old Alesha MacPhail has launched an appeal against his jail sentence.
The psychologist who assessed the teenage killer of Alesha MacPhail has blamed “political correctness” for preventing early-years psychopathy screening.
The 16-year-old boy who abducted, raped and murdered six-year-old Alesha MacPhail has been locked up for at least 27 years.
The 16-year-old boy who raped and murdered Alesha MacPhail can be identified as Aaron Campbell after a judge allowed his name to be reported.
Police Scotland said on Wednesday evening a male under the age of 18 had been arrested.
Alesha MacPhail was reported missing on Monday morning while staying with relatives in Rothesay on the Isle of Bute. Her body was later found in woodland by a member of the public.