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Fatal Accident Inquiries

Determinations (decisions) are ordered by the date they were published. All determinations made in terms of the inquiries into Fatal Accident and Sudden Deaths Act 2016 from 15 June 2017, are published (under the previous legislation only selected determinations were published). The 50 most recent determinations are noted below. All previously published determinations are available by selecting ‘Unlimited’ in the ‘Results to Show’ field of our advanced search function.  

 

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Case Title Date of Determination Date Published Judge Responses
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF ANN DRUMMOND 26/02/2024 05/04/2024
  • Sheriff Peter G L Hammond
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF WILLIAM HERON 28/02/2024 28/03/2024
  • Summary Sheriff Laura Margaret Mundell
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF GARY CAMPBELL 23/02/2024 22/03/2024
  • Sheriff Elizabeth McFarlane
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF RENE HOWIESON 29/02/2024 21/03/2024
  • Sheriff John Speir
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF SAMANTHA BUNTING 12/02/2024 20/03/2024
  • Sheriff Colm P Dempsey
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF ALEXANDER WILSON

14/02/2024 01/03/2024
  • Sheriff Gregor Murray
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF SCOTT ANDREW ROSS 02/02/2024 27/02/2024
  • Sheriff W M Wood
0
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF JOHN WILSON 22/02/2024 22/02/2024
  • Sheriff K J Campbell KC
0
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF ALAN JONES 08/02/2024 15/02/2024
  • Sheriff Sara L Matheson
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF DARRYL GOODWIN 12/12/2023 26/01/2024
  • Sheriff Patrick Hughes
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF DAVID NISBET WELCH 28/12/2023 24/01/2024
  • Sheriff Daniel Kelly KC
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF WILLIAM FRASER 08/12/2023 10/01/2024
  • Sheriff Desmond J Leslie
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF JESSI-JEAN MACLENNAN 21/12/2023 08/01/2024
  • Sheriff Eilidh MacDonald
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF GERARD HOOKS 01/11/2023 01/12/2023
  • Sheriff Gerard Considine
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF THOMAS OLIVER HILL 17/09/2023 31/10/2023
  • Sheriff Paul Brown
2
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF ROBERT CHALMERS 21/09/2023 04/10/2023
  • Sheriff Alistair W Noble
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF GARY ROSS 03/07/2023 12/09/2023
  • Sheriff John A Macritchie SSC
1
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF GORDON INNES 28/08/2023 08/09/2023
  • Sheriff Gary Aitken
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF WILLIAM CURRIE 03/08/2023 08/09/2023
  • Sheriff John R A Hamilton KC
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF ROBERT ALLEN
16/08/2023 22/08/2023
  • Sheriff FCM Thomson
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF WILLIAMINA SINCLAIR 17/07/2023 11/08/2023
  • Sheriff Bruce Erroch KC
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF KENNETH HERON 12/07/2023 21/07/2023
  • Sheriff Derek J Hamilton
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF JAMES DEREK ROAN  20/06/2023 13/07/2023
  • Summary Sheriff Joanna McDonald
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF JOHN ADAIR McGROGAN 25/05/2023 07/07/2023
  • Sheriff Wendy Sheehan
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF PAUL DOWDS 22/05/2023 06/07/2023
  • Sheriff David Taylor
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF JASON WATSON 26/06/2023 06/07/2023
  • Sheriff M D Jackson
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF JOHN NORMAN MURRAY 07/06/2023 27/06/2023
  • Sheriff Gordon Lamont
1
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF JOHN MCDERMOTT WILSON 16/05/2023 23/06/2023
  • Sheriff Bernard Ablett
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF GEORGE SUTHERLAND MACKAY 31/05/2023 16/06/2023
  • Summary Sheriff Mark McGuire SSC
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF XI BIAO HUANG 11/04/2023 01/06/2023
  • Sheriff Colin Dunipace
2
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF JAMES KELLY MACGREGOR 04/04/2023 17/05/2023
  • Sheriff L M Nicolson
1
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF YVONNE ANNE ROBSON 13/04/2023 04/05/2023
  • SHERIFF T S MILLAR
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF DEREK COWAN 23/03/2023 02/05/2023
  • Sheriff Elizabeth McFarlane
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF LINDA ALLAN 30/03/2023 25/04/2023
  • Sheriff Susan Duff
1
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF STEPHEN MASSON 20/03/2023 13/04/2023
  • Sheriff Gerard Considine
1
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF ROBERT JAMIESON 20/03/2023 04/04/2023
  • Sheriff K J Campbell QC
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF TRACEY AIRD 08/03/2023 28/03/2023
  • Sheriff Christine P McCrossan
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF BRIAN CONNOR 08/03/2023 24/03/2023
  • Sheriff Andrew McIntyre
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF LAUREN WADE 28/02/2023 14/03/2023
  • Sheriff Principal C D Turnbull
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF MICHAEL McARTHUR 07/03/2023 09/03/2023
  • Sheriff Kevin F McCallum KC
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF FRANK YULE KINNIS 17/02/2023 01/03/2023
  • Sheriff Olga Pasportnikov
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF JOHN PRYDE 07/02/2023 23/02/2023
  • Sheriff SG Collins
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF JAMIE DAVID HAMILTON BURNS 08/02/2023 23/02/2023
  • Summary Sheriff Vincent Lunny
N/A

DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF DAVID DRYSDALE PROVAN

12/12/2022 15/02/2023
  • Sheriff M J Higgins
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF DAVID JAMES TAYLOR 09/02/2023 15/02/2023
  • Sheriff Gary Aitken
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATHS OF PAWEL CHRUSCINSKI, JAROSLAW WORLOW, ROMAN TAMAS, JEROME NARVASA, HENRYK DUBANOWSKI, TOMASZ KWIATKOWSKI, ARTUR WEGOREK AND ARTUR PODRAZKA 06/02/2023 08/02/2023
  • Sheriff Gary Aitken
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF PETER GRAY 23/01/2023 03/02/2023
  • Sheriff Donald Corke
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF ALAN HASTINGS 30/12/2022 31/01/2023
  • Sheriff McCrossan
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF PHILIP JOHN HUTTON 05/01/2023 18/01/2023
  • Sheriff D McConnell
N/A
DETERMINATION UNDER THE INQUIRIES INTO FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SUDDEN DEATHS ETC (SCOTLAND) ACT 2016 INTO THE DEATH OF STEVEN REDPATH 24/11/2022 12/01/2023
  • Sheriff Mungo Bovey
N/A