Kory McCrimmon: Boy, 13, appears in court accused of murdering Glasgow teenager | UK news

Kory McCrimmon, 16, was seriously injured during the disturbance at Greenfield Park in Glasgow at around 8.15pm on Friday. He died in hospital on Sunday.

Of Jenness Mitchell, reporter from Scotland @Jenster13

Monday 03 June 2024 17:48 UK

A 13-year-old boy has appeared in court accused of murdering another teenager in Glasgow.

Kory McCrimmon, 16, was seriously injured during a disturbance at Greenfield Park in Eskbank Street at around 8.15pm on Friday.

Emergency services also attended Kory, from Glasgowhe was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in the city, where he died on Sunday afternoon.

Police Scotland arrested and charged a 13-year-old boy in connection with the death.

The suspect, who cannot be named for legal reasons, pleaded no contest to the single charge of murder when he appeared at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Monday.

The boy, from the city, was remanded in custody and is due to return to the bank in the next eight days.

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Police Scotland has announced that an investigation into the murder is ongoing.

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Detective Inspector William Downie, senior investigating officer, said: “Our thoughts are very much with Kory’s family at this very difficult time. They asked for privacy.

“Our inquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances and there will be a continued police presence in the area.

“Extra patrols are being carried out and anyone with concerns should speak to an officer.

“There were many people in the park at the time and we would urge anyone who has not already spoken to officers to get in touch.”