Convicted rapist John McGrogan dies in Edinburgh jail
A former playground supervisor, who was found guilty of raping two young girls at the High Court in Glasgow in 2016, has died in prison.
Officials have confirmed that John McGrogan, a prisoner from HMP Edinburgh, was found dead behind bars on September 30, 2021.
The 71-year-old from West Lothian, was found guilty of committing offences on two girls, ages six and 11, at Edinburgh addresses between 1981 and 2005
McGrogan was jailed for eight-and-a-half years and was also ordered to be supervised for a further four years after his release.
McGrogan died last week while being held in HMP Edinburgh.
His death has been reported to the Procurator Fiscal and a Fatal Accident Inquiry will be held in due course.
Police Scotland have been contacted for comment.