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Friday 1st February 2008,
Leslie Moohan strangled David Redpath with a belt and
carved into his victims forehead with a razor. He then
stashed the body under his bed in the homeless shelter
where the two lived. Moohan flipped after an argument.
Moohan's lover Diane Armstrong later told the police she
had found a body under a bed, and that she believed it to
Saturday 2nd February
2008, The body of David Reedpath was found in an
upstairs bedroom of a property in Harrison Road,
Monday 4th February 2008,
Leslie Moohan appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court charged
with murder after the discovery of a body in a guest
Moohan aged 25, of no fixed
abode, appeared in private before Sheriff John Horsburgh
No plea was made during the
brief appearance and Mr Moohan was remanded in custody.
Monday 2nd June 2008,
at the High Court in Glasgow Moohan admitted murder of Mr
Redpath on 1st February, he will be sentenced later. Diane
Armstrong admitted perverting the course of justice and
will be sentenced at a later date.
2nd July 2008, Moohan
was given a lifer sentence, to serve a minimum of 15
Moohan's girlfriend, Diane
Armstrong, was placed on probation for three years and
ordered to carry out 200 hours of unpaid community work.
The judge noted that she had already spent five months
in prison waiting for the case to come to court.