Murder Quiz Lover Calls Cops After House Burgled

By Paul Thornton, Shaun Milne & Cara Sulieman

A MAN at the centre of the Suzanne Pilley murder investigation claimed his home was broken into this morning (mon).

David Gilroy said a laptop and mobile phone were among the items stolen – but did not know if the raid could be related to the ongoing murder investigation over his missing ex mistress.

Uniformed officers arrived in a marked police car at the address in Edinburgh before 9am after they were alerted about the alleged break in at the house in the Silverknowes area that he shares with wife Andrea.

Dressed in brown trousers and wearing a casual, short sleeved blue and striped shirt, he showed a WPC various possible points of entry to the detached property.

Two forensic officers also showed up at the address in an unmarked white van, carrying crime scene kits to search for evidence.

Mr Gilroy, who was seen phoning his insurers afterwards, said he had discovered several items stolen from his property. Continue reading

Ex-lover David Gilroy denies killing Suzanne Pilley

By Cara Sulieman and Michael MacLeod

SUZANNE Pilley’s ex-lover David Gilroy has denied he his behind her disappearance and suspected murder.

The 47 year-old spent around seven hours speaking to police today (Friday) at St Leonard’s Police Station, but returned home at 5.30pm.

He worked with Suzanne at the Infrastructure Managers office in Thistle Street, Edinburgh, where Suzanne was last seen.

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Police Quiz Colleague Over Missing Suzanne Pilley

By Cara Sulieman & Shaun Milne

A MARRIED man who had an affair with missing bookkeeper Suzanne Pilley was being quizzed by police over her disappearance today (fri).

Two detectives from the murder squad investigating her death spent around an hour in David Gilroy’s family home in Edinburgh.

Mr Gilroy’s wife Andrea left with their son Rhys in a blue Fiat Punto five minutes after the police arrived at the Silverknowes address just after 9am.

Around an hour later a calm looking Gilroy, dressed in beige trousers, pink shirt and smart brown sports jacket, was led to an unmarked car.

A police spokesman said that he was “helping with inquiries”. Continue reading

Breakthrough as Suzanne Pilley hunt becomes a murder probe

By Shaun Milne, Cara Sulieman & Michael MacLeod

DETECTIVES probing the disappearance of Edinburgh bookkeeper Suzanne Pilley fear she is dead.

Senior officers broke the news to her devastated parents Robert and Sylvia that the hunt for their daughter had been upgraded to a murder inquiry before going public about the switch today (Wednesday).

But they said bravely: “Until we hear otherwise, we will always hope for some positive news.”

The move came after officers were handed CCTV footage which they say shows Suzanne DID arrive outside her work.

But what happened thereafter remains a mystery.
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