Teenager charged with causing death of nurse Jill Pirrie

A TEENAGER has appeared on petition at Edinburgh Sheriff Court today charged with causing death of nurse Jill Pirrie by dangerous driving.

Wednesday, 18th May 2016, 4:29 pm
Updated Wednesday, 18th May 2016, 5:32 pm
Jill Pirrie.

Dylan Jenkin, 18, made a brief appearance in private before Sheriff Pamela Bowman. He was also charged with failing to stop when signalled to do so by police and other road traffic offences.

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No plea or declaration was made and the case was continued for further inquiry. Jenkin was remanded in custody.

His appearance in court follows the death of the 33-year old nurse who was knocked down by a car in Kingston Avenue in the city last Thursday evening. Ms Pirrie was making her way home after her shift at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.