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Murder sentencing film first

David Gilroy was jailed for 18 years at the High Court in Edinburgh for the murder of missing bookkeeper Suzanne Pilley. His sentencing is the first court proceeding to be filmed in UK history.

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Gilroy sentence on film

Lord Bracadale sentenced David Gilroy to 18 years in prison for the murder of Suzanne Pilley. This was the first sentence in a British court to be filmed by TV cameras.

Lord Bracadale told Gilroy: "With quite chilling calmness and calculation you...successfully disposed of the body."

He added: "I hope a day will come in your life when you feel able to disclose [where Suzanne Pilley's body is hidden] and that might bring some comfort to her bereft family."

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