TIMELINE: How Marie Low’s killer Siobhan Russell was brought to justice

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A forensic examination under way at the scene hours after the killing of Marie Low (inset).

A Dundee woman has been found guilty of killing young Dundee mum Marie Low.

Siobhan Russell will be sentenced in January after being found guilty by an Aberdeen High Court jury of a lesser charge of culpable homicide. She had originally been charged with murder.

The killing happened in Ballantrae Terrace in the Douglas area on September 4 2016.

Here is how we reported the tragedy and the effort to bring the killer to justice:


September 5 2016

A woman has been charged after a young Dundee mum died in Douglas on Sunday. Police were called to Ballantrae Terrace around 3pm on Sunday following reports of a disturbance.

Woman charged after mother-of-three’s death in Douglas

A fundraising page has been launched to cover the funeral costs of tragic Dundee mum Marie Low.

Douglas death: Fundraiser launched to give Marie “the send-off she deserves”


September 6 2016

A 30-year-old woman has appeared in court charged with murdering Dundee mum Marie Low.

Siobhan Russell, Ballantrae Terrace, appeared on petition alleging murder at Dundee Sheriff Court on Tuesday.

Woman appears at court charged with Dundee mum’s murder


September 13 2016

Taysiders have united to give tragic mum Marie Low “the send off she deserves”. Marie, 36, died last week after an altercation in the Douglas area of Dundee.

“This is what happens when everyone comes together”- Marie Low funeral fundraiser hits its target


September 15 2016

A 30-year-old woman has been remanded in custody after being charged with the murder of Dundee mother-of-four Marie Low.

Murder accused remanded in custody


September 22 2016

Tragic Dundee mum Marie Low has been laid to rest. Family and friends packed into Dundee Crematorium to celebrate the mother of four’s life.

Tears and tributes as Douglas mum Marie laid to rest


October 12 2016

The woman accused of murdering Dundee mother Marie Low has been released on bail. Siobhan Russell, 30, made no plea or declaration after appearing in private at Dundee Sheriff Court on Wednesday.


Marie Low murder accused released on bail


January 19 2017

A woman accused of murder is back behind bars after a sheriff revoked her bail. Siobhan Russell was held over the death of Marie Low in Dundee’s Ballantrae Terrace last September.

Marie Low murder accused back in prison ahead of trial


February 10 2017

The woman accused of murdering Dundee mother Marie Low will appear at Glasgow High Court on March 1.

Woman accused of killing “one in a million” Marie will appear on murder charge


November 28 2017

A Dundee woman has gone on trial accused of murdering a mum-of-four. The High Court in Aberdeen heard Siobhan Russell had been involved in a number of arguments with Marie Low over rumours she was working as a prostitute.

Marie Low murder trial begins in Aberdeen


December 7 2017

Dundee woman Siobhan Russell has been found guilty of killing young mum Marie Low in the street.The verdict was delivered today at the High Court in Aberdeen following a six-day trial.

“A young mother’s life has been tragically cut short” — Siobhan Russell found guilty of killing Marie Low