Man accused of murdering wife and toddler son in Scotland

Man accused of murdering wife and toddler son in Scotland
Janet Lockhart

Man accused of murdering wife and toddler son in Scotland

A man has appeared in court charged with murdering his wife and two-year-old son.

The bodies of Janet Lockhart, 29, and her toddler Michael were discovered in Bonnyrigg, Midlothian, on Saturday night.

Man accused of murdering wife and toddler son in Scotland

British police went to a house in South Chesters Lane at around 8.30pm after a family friend raised concerns.

Garry Lockhart appeared in private at Edinburgh Sheriff Court where he was charged with two counts of murder.

The 32-year-old made no plea or declaration and was remanded in custody.

He is expected to appear before the court again next week.

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