Man to go on trial charged with murder attempt

A 49-year-old man is to go on trial at the High Court in Glasgow next year for attempted murder.

Stephen Savage denied assaulting a man at a property in Lerwick on 17th September 2022 at a hearing at the High Court yesterday.

Savage is alleged to have repeatedly stabbed the man with a knife, and then washed it afterwards before making a ferry booking in an attempt to flee the island.

He has denied all of the charges.

Judge Lady Stacey set a trial for April next year.


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