John Docherty

Type: Person
Name: John Docherty
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Docherty appeals against conviction

:30THE former soldier who murdered Elaine Doyle has formally lodged an appeal against his conviction.Share this imageLawyers acting for John Docherty, 50, have submitted legal papers with court officials in Edinburgh.Docherty was recently sentenced to ... [Published Greenock Telegraph - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Airdrie Sheriff Court: August 20, 2014 round-up

HERE are details of some of the cases heard before Sheriff John Morris at Airdrie Sheriff Court last Wednesday.Hospital disturbanceAN Airdrie woman admitted causing a disturbance in the A&E department at Monklands Hospital.Helen Kennedy pleaded guilty ... [Published Daily Record - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 2 reports

Elaine's mother is in court to see murderer sent to jail

Elaine's elderly mother has spent 28 years hoping that detectives would catch the monster who killed the 16-year-old.Yesterday the frail 72-year-old watched as John Docherty, 50, was told he must spend at least 21 years in jail for the brutal murder.Judge ... [Published Glasgow Evening Times - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 9 reports

03:32 Doyle murderer to serve at least 21 years in jail

John Docherty strangled the teenager and left her naked body in a lane less than 50 yards from her Greenock home on June 2, 1986. The question of who murdered Ms Doyle remained a mystery for almost 30 years, until a breakthrough came with advances in ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

DNA evidence helps convict man of Elaine Doyle's murder after 28 years

John Docherty, 49, has been convicted of the 1986 murder of Elaine Doyle. Photograph: Police Scotland/PAA man has been convicted of murdering a teenage girl in 1986. Elaine Doyle, 16, was found dead in a lane less than 50 yards from her home in Greenock, ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 17 2014]
First reported Apr 25 2014 - Updated Apr 25 2014 - 1 reports

‘Health and safety gone crazy’ — markets banned from Market Street

The centuries-old tradition of market stalls in the cobbled centre of St Andrews is to end thanks to “crazy” health and safety concerns.For hundreds of years, market stances have operated on Market Street — the clue is in the name — close to the location ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Apr 25 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Claims Madras College at Pipeland would disturb hospice patients branded ‘ludicrous’ by nurse

Claims by councillors a new Madras College at Pipeland would have a detrimental impact on hospice patients at St Andrews Community Hospital have been defended.Concerns about potential noise were raised by councillors David MacDiarmid and John Docherty, ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Madras College campaigners ‘not surprised’ over Pipeland rejection

Campaigners have said they are “disappointed but not surprised” at the rejection of their favoured Pipeland site in St Andrews for the new Madras College.Councillors on the North-East Fife planning committee rejected an application for a £40 million school ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Mar 22 2014]

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But the jury disagreed and found Docherty guilty. Jailing Docherty, trial judge Lord Stewart said: "the killing was a brutal one and had a terrible effect."
Judge Lord Stewart told Docherty: "you were convicted of the murder, but you maintain your innocence. elaine doyle's naked body was found in a lane yards from her home. she was 16 and you were 21."
Yesterday at the High Court in Glasgow judge Lord Stewart told Docherty: "you were convicted of the murder, but you maintain your innocence."

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Docherty appeals against conviction [Published Greenock Telegraph - Aug 22 2014]
Airdrie Sheriff Court: August 20, 2014 round-up [Published Daily Record - Aug 22 2014]
Man who murdered Elaine Doyle in 1986 set to ap... [Published Stv.tv - Aug 21 2014]
Elaine's mother is in court to see murderer sen... [Published Glasgow Evening Times - Aug 07 2014]
03:32 Doyle murderer to serve at least 21 years... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 07 2014]
Elaine Doyle killer jailed for life [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 06 2014]
Elaine Doyle killer jailed for life [Published Press and Journal - Aug 06 2014]
REACTION: Crown welcome killer Docherty's life ... [Published Greenock Telegraph - Aug 06 2014]
UPDATE: Final insult as Elaine's killer maintai... [Published Greenock Telegraph - Aug 06 2014]
John Docherty jailed for 21 years for killing G... [Published Glasgow Evening Times - Aug 06 2014]
Former soldier jailed for 21 years for 1986 mur... [Published Stv.tv - Aug 06 2014]
BREAKING: Elaine Doyle's killer sentenced to 21... [Published Greenock Telegraph - Aug 06 2014]
Man who murdered Elaine Doyle jailed [Published BBC - Aug 06 2014]
Monster who strangled teenager Elaine Doyle as ... [Published Daily Record - Aug 06 2014]
DNA evidence helps convict man of Elaine Doyle'... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 17 2014]
‘Health and safety gone crazy’ — markets banned... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Apr 25 2014]
Claims Madras College at Pipeland would disturb... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Mar 25 2014]
Madras College campaigners ‘not surprised’ over... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Mar 22 2014]
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