Glasgow & West Scotland

Boy charged over death of Euan Craig after alleged fight at Rosshall Academy

Euan Craig
Image caption Euan Craig died following the alleged fight at Rosshall Academy

A teenager has been charged with assaulting a boy who died after an alleged fight at a Glasgow school.

Euan Craig, 14, was injured at Rosshall Academy in the Crookston area of the city at about 11:45 on Wednesday. He died in hospital on Thursday.

At Glasgow Sheriff Court, a 14-year-old boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was charged with assault to severe injury and the danger of life.

He made no plea or declaration and was released on bail.

The teenager made his appearance in private. The case was continued.

'Deep grief'

Police were called to Rosshall Academy following the alleged fight on Wednesday morning.

Euan Craig was taken to the city's Southern General Hospital but died shortly after 12:00 on Thursday.

In a statement released through Glasgow City Council, the school's headteacher Alison Mitchell said: "The whole school community obviously feels a deep sense of grief and our thoughts are with his family at this devastating time.

"We are doing everything that we can to support all of our young people and staff."