Serial killer Peter Tobin, serving life sentence in Edinburgh, dies

Serial killer Peter Tobin has died after changing into unwell whereas serving three life sentences.

Sources stated he was taken to hospital from HMP Edinburgh, believed to be the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, on Wednesday and later died.

He was serving a life sentence for raping and murdering 23-year-old Polish pupil Angelica Kluk and hiding her physique beneath the ground of a Glasgow church in 2006.

Angelica Kluk, Vicky Hamilton and Dina McNicol. Picture: PA

The killer, who was in his mid-70s, was serving a life sentence for the 1991 murders of 15-year-old schoolgirl Vicky Hamilton of Redding close to Falkirk and 18-year-old Dina McNicol in the identical yr.

His our bodies have been buried 17 years later within the backyard of his former dwelling in Margate, Kent.

In September 2006, he was working at St Patrick’s Church in Glasgow beneath the alias Pat McLaughlin.

Tobin attacked and stabbed Kluk to dying earlier than raping Kluk after which hiding her physique beneath the church ground.

He was discovered responsible and sentenced to life imprisonment on the Excessive Courtroom in Edinburgh, with Choose Lord Menzies calling Tobin “an evil man”.

He was later arrested for the homicide of 15-year-old schoolgirl Vicky Hamilton, who had disappeared from a bus cease in Redding, close to Falkirk, in 1991.

His stays have been discovered with McNicol’s. Tobin was given two extra life sentences.

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