Boy, nine, tells murder trial of mother Kim Campbell's shouts

Kim Campbell Kim Campbell, 41, of Elgin, died in November last year

Related Stories

A nine-year-old boy has told a murder trial he heard his mother shouting "stop it" and ran to seek help.

The boy, who the BBC has chosen not to name, said Kim Campbell, 41, asked him to call the police during an incident in Elgin, Moray, in November.

His father James Munro, 56, denies murdering Ms Campbell.

Via a CCTV link, the nine-year-old told the second day of the trial at the High Court in Edinburgh: "She did say something like 'that was a knife'."

He said his mother was in the bathroom of the house with his father at the time.

The boy told advocate depute Tim Niven-Smith how his mother's pleas made him search for his laptop.

He wanted to use Facebook to send a message to a friend's mother to get her to the house, but could not find the computer.

The boy said he went to a neighbour's house.

The trial continues.

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC North East, Orkney and Shetland

Weather

Lerwick

16 °C 12 °C

Features

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.