Triple murderer freed from jail
A convicted murderer has been released from prison on compassionate grounds.
Andrew Walker, who killed three fellow soldiers in a payroll robbery in Scotland in 1985, has been released early from his life sentence.
Walker shot his army colleagues after getting a lift from them as they were travelling to deliver wages to barracks in Midlothian.
He suffered a stroke in prison almost two years ago, leaving him incapacitated.
The Scottish Government website does not specify the grounds for compassionate release but says it generally encompasses prisoners with a terminal illness where death is likely to occur soon, or where a prisoner is severely incapacitated.
A Scottish Government spokeswoman would only say that a "prisoner has been released on compassionate grounds".