The father of missing Fife man Allan Bryant Jr has received an apology from the BBC after it broadcast an interview with a man who was jailed for claiming to be Allan’s murderer.
Allan Bryant Sr criticised the BBC for broadcasting the Troll Hunters programme on BBC Three on Wednesday which featured serial troll Stewart McInroy who previously claimed to have killed Allan Jr.
McInroy was handed a 10-month sentence after posting on the Find Allan Bryant Jr Facebook page, claiming to have abducted him, held him hostage and tortured him.
But Mr Bryant Sr was angry that the family had no input into the programme and criticised the BBC.
However, the programme’s executive producer has now contacted Mr Bryant Sr to apologise.
“They totally understand where we’re coming from as a family and they didn’t realise there would be so much to it than there really was,” Mr Bryant said.
“This has caused us no end of grief and heartache since the start of the week. But we have to now move on from this it’s as simple as that.”