The mum of a 10-year-old boy who was stabbed to death in Perthshire has paid tribute to her “brave and heroic” son - as his killer father was jailed for 16 years.
A Perthshire man who killed his 10-year-old son has been sentenced to 16 years in jail.
Lawyers have asked a court for extra time to assess the mental health of a Perthshire dad who knifed his sleeping 10-year-old child to death.
The mother of young stab victim Kane Morris said she likes to think her heroic son "just fell asleep" on the night he died.
The mother of a Perthshire schoolboy stabbed to death by his father has said his death has turned her world “upside down”.
The death of Kane Morris rocked Coupar Angus, as the town mourned the boy who was “loved dearly by all”.
A judge praised the “bravery and self-sacrifice” of a 10-year-old boy who spent his dying moments trying to save another child after he was stabbed by his father.
A man has admitted killing his 10-year-old son and attempting to murder another child in an attempt at sparing them from an unspecified “mortal danger”.
A woman caught drink-driving for a third time claimed in court on Wednesday that she had been traumatised by overhearing the death of a child.
A post-mortem examination has confirmed that a Perthshire schoolboy, allegedly murdered by his father, died of "stab wounds".