Phyllis Dunleavy and the facial reconstruction
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Son charged with Edinburgh shallow grave mother's murder

A man from Edinburgh has been charged with murdering his mother whose body was found in a shallow grave in June.

Phyllis Dunleavy, who was from Dublin, had been visiting her son in Scotland.

The 66-year-olds dismembered remains were discovered by a cyclist on Corstorphine Hill on 6 June.

James Andrew Dunleavy, who is 39 years old, is expected to appear at the city's Sheriff Court later.

  • 09 Jul 2013
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