Company and man charged in connection with death of two men at Whitecross farm

A company and a 60-year-old man have been charged in connection with the death of two men who were working on a site near Linlithgow in May 2019.

By Kevin Quinn
Thursday, 17th December 2020, 4:31 pm
Police on the scene at Myrehead Farm in May 2019. Picture Michael Gillen.
Police on the scene at Myrehead Farm in May 2019. Picture Michael Gillen.

Peter Walker, aged 53, and Paul Henderson, aged 48, died when a wall that was being worked on at Myrehead Farm, Haining Road, Whitecross, collapsed on May 6, 2019.

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Detective Inspector Rob Andrews, of Forth Valley CID, said: “Following a joint investigation by Police Scotland and the Health and Safety Executive, a 60-year-old man and a company have been charged in connection with these deaths.

“Our thoughts remain with the families of the men who died and we continue to work to find answers for them. A report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.”