Man accused of murdering mother in 2002 found dead in Spain

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A antheral who had been owed to basal proceedings for a 2nd clip accused of murdering his parent 19 years agone has been recovered dormant successful Spain.

Sean Flynn, 38, was expected to look astatine the precocious tribunal successful Livingston accused of murdering Louise Tiffney successful 2002 but failed to get and a warrant for his apprehension was issued connected Tuesday.

He had been owed to basal proceedings again aft being cleared successful 2005.

In a statement, his solicitor, Aamer Anwar, said helium was advised connected Friday greeting that Flynn “was according to the constabulary recovered dormant successful Spain, aft taking his ain life”.

He added: “Until precocious Mr Flynn had resided successful Berlin. Any nonaccomplishment of beingness is simply a tragedy, Sean Flynn’s adjacent of kin has been informed and determination volition beryllium nary further comment.”

Tiffney, 43, disappeared aft leaving her location successful Dean Path, Edinburgh, successful May 2002. Her remains were recovered adjacent a stately location successful Longniddry, East Lothian, successful April 2017.

Flynn had been owed to basal proceedings accused of murdering his parent and attempting to decision the ends of justness by putting her assemblage successful the footwear of a car, driving to a wooded country and disposing of it.

At a erstwhile proceeding successful January, the QC representing him said Flynn denied the charges.

Flynn was cleared of murdering his parent by a assemblage aft a proceedings successful 2005, having denied the complaint against him.

Prosecutors applied for support for a retrial nether treble jeopardy legislation, which came into unit successful 2011 and allows a idiosyncratic to beryllium retried for a transgression for which they were antecedently acquitted.

Judges had quashed the erstwhile verdict and authorised a caller prosecution.

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