Woman charged with murder of Colin Skilbeck

A WOMAN has appeared in court charged with murder following the death of a man.

Thursday, 23rd March 2017, 1:48 pm
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 9:54 am
Colin Skilbeck

Colin Skilbeck, 41, died at Gibson Terrace, Fountainbridge, on Sunday, March 12.

Kathleen Downey, 34, made a brief appearance in private before Sheriff Thomas Welsh QC on Thursday.

No plea was made and the case was continued for further inquiry. Downey was remanded in custody.

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Following Mr Skilbeck’s death, his family said: “We are utterly devastated at Colin’s death and are still trying to come to terms with the fact that he is no longer with us.

“All of us loved Colin dearly.”