Camelon offender warned case is still active despite her partner's death in house fire

A woman who behaved in a threatening manner towards her partner appeared at court following his death in a house fire.

By Court Reporter
Monday, 3rd May 2021, 12:18 pm

Last Thursday Falkirk Sheriff Court heard the complainer Gordon Downie (60) in the threatening behaviour offence which Jeannie Miller (55) admitted had subsequently passed away after a house fire on Thursday, April 8 at the address in Wilson Gardens where the offence was committed on March 26.

The court heard the premises had been a joint tenancy between Miller and Mr Downie.

It was stated the house was not habitable at the moment, but new carpets were going to be fitted.

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Miller appeared at Falkik Sheriff Court last Thursday to answer for the threatening behaviour offence she committed

Sheriff Derek Livingston warned Miller, currently living in Shiel Gardens, Bainsford, the case against her would still go ahead despite Mr Downie’s death.

He deferred sentence on her until May 27 for further reports and a restriction of liberty order assessment.

The special bail conditions were removed meaning Miller can now enter the premises in Wilson Gardens.