Triple Commonwealth gold medallist Daley Thompson passed the Queen's Baton across the border this morning to Team Scotland athlete Eilidh Child in the town of Coldstream in the Scottish Borders.
It was welcomed to Scotland by a guard of honour of local children, holding flags of the Commonwealth.
The Baton has travelled almost 120,000 miles around the Commonwealth Countries of the world.
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Gary Davies, 50, is believed to have known the victim, 56.
The couple, married for more than half a century, had recently retired to Mount Pleasant.
Four EU countries in eastern Europe refused to take part in the meeting