Police Scotland welcomes sentences for Liam Aitchison murder

Police Scotland has welcomed the sentences of Johnathon MacKinnon and Stefan Millar, who were found guilty of murdering Liam Aitchison, earlier this month.

Detective Inspector Andy Logan provided the following statement: “Police Scotland welcomes the sentences issued today. The murder of Liam Aitchison was the first reported murder in the Western Isles for many years and caused considerable distress in such a small community.

“Liam’s family have also had to cope with the loss Liam in the most tragic of circumstances and hopefully today’s sentences will help to reassure the community and help the family in coming to terms with their terrible loss.”