Since 2006, 25 year old Edinburgh born Bernard sentenced to 19 years 6 months which was reduced to 17 years imprisonment for a murder he did not commit.
The only evidence against him consisted of contradictory statements placing him at the murder scene. This evidence was riddled with inconsistencies and anomalies. This was a well publicised case,Lothian and Borders Police where under pressure to get people for this crime and get them FAST.
This website outlines the case supporting Ben Young's innocence of the murder of Alexander McKinnon Having considered the facts, we hope you'll agree that he is the victim of a serious miscarriage of justice