The teenager who admitted raping and murdering six-year-old Alesha MacPhail has launched an appeal against his jail sentence.
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A doctor has faced criticism after suggesting young children should be screened for psychopathic behaviour in the wake of the Alesha MacPhail murder.
A doctor has called for young children to be screened for psychopathic behaviour in the wake of the Alesha MacPhail murder.
The mother of murdered six-year-old Alesha MacPhail said her killer is “inhuman” and should never be released from prison.
The “calculating and remorseless” teenager who raped and murdered six-year-old Alesha MacPhail has been locked up for at least 27 years as he admitted the crime.
The 16-year-old boy who abducted, raped and murdered six-year-old Alesha MacPhail has been locked up for at least 27 years.
A 16-year-old boy who abducted, raped and murdered six-year-old Alesha MacPhail will be sentenced today.
Alesha MacPhail: Killer Aaron Campbell ‘clever at maths’, ‘well-liked’ and had lots of friends at school
When child killer and rapist Aaron Campbell complained of a sore back while giving evidence in his murder trial, he was never going to get any sympathy.
A boy who killed six-year-old Alesha MacPhail in a “bestial manner” could be identified on Friday.
A 16-year-old boy faces a life sentence after being found guilty of the “bestial” rape and murder of a six-year-old girl while she visited her grandparents on holiday.
Here is a timeline of events surrounding the murder of Alesha MacPhail on the Isle of Bute, where she was spending the summer holiday with her father and grandparents.
It was going to be a summer holiday filled with playing on the beach, bike rides and trips to the park.
A 16-year-old boy has been found guilty of abducting, raping and murdering six-year-old Alesha MacPhail.
A 16-year-old boy has been found guilty of abducting, raping and murdering Alesha MacPhail, six, on the Isle of Bute on July 2 last year, following a nine-day trial at the High Court in Glasgow.
There is a “mountain” of evidence against a teenager accused of abducting, raping and murdering a six-year-old girl, a jury has been told.
A woman who a teenager accused of murder blames for the death of a six-year-old girl felt “jealous and threatened” by her, a court has heard.
A teenager accused of raping and murdering six-year-old Alesha MacPhail has told a court he would “never do something like that”.
The family of a six-year-old girl who was killed on holiday have released a video of her to "make her dream come true" of becoming a YouTube star.
A teenager has appeared in court charged with the rape and murder of six-year-old Alesha MacPhail, who was found dead on the Isle of Bute.
A 16-year-old youth has been charged in connection with the death of schoolgirl Alesha MacPhail on the Isle of Bute.