Someone in Leven holds vital information about the last hours of murdered grandmother Mary Logie.
That is the message from the detective leading the inquiry into 82-year-old Mrs Logie’s violent death two weeks ago.
Detective Chief Inspector Keith Hardie said: “My team is following a number of positive lines of inquiry however I’m confident that someone in the local community has crucial information that can help solve this dreadful murder.
“I want to speak to anyone who saw Mary in the hours before her death to please come forward. A seemingly innocuous piece of information might make all the difference in the wider context of this investigation.”
Mrs Logie was beaten to death with a rolling pin in what police described as a shocking attack on a defenceless elderly woman.
A neighbour found her body at her home in Green Gates on the evening of Tuesday January 5. She had sustained head injuries.
A white Ford Transit van has been removed from the scene but police would not confirm if this was linked to the inquiry.
The flat next door to Mrs Logie’s upstairs property has also been searched by forensic officers.
Police said high visibility patrols will continue in the Green Gates area for the foreseeable future to reassure the local community.
A mobile incident vehicle also remains outside Mrs Logie’s home and members of the public are invited to speak to officers about any concerns they might have.
Mr Hardie added: “Our investigation is ongoing with officers carrying out various inquiries in Leven. This effort will continue and I again wish to thank everyone in the local community who has assisted us.
“There has been a strong response from residents whose patience at this important time of the investigation is greatly appreciated and I can offer my personal reassurance that we are doing everything we can to trace Mrs Logie’s killer.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.