‘Vampire’ sword killer Adrian Hynd to appeal sentence

Adrian Hynd
Adrian Hynd

A sci-fi fanatic who stabbed 25-year-old Alexander Forbes is set to appeal his murder conviction according to reports.

Adrian Hynd, 52, was given a life sentence last month and ordered to serve at least 18 years after stabbing Forbes during a confrontation at his home in Kirkcaldy on January 2 2017.

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Hynd, who claimed he killed Forbes in self-defence after ‘fighting for his life’ has lodged and appeal according to a report in the Daily Record.

Hynd is also appealing against the length of his sentence.

Mr Hynd pleaded not guilty to murder