Lawrence Patrick charged with Alexander Glassford murder

Alexander Glassford Alexander Glassford died after being stabbed on a bus in the Yoker area

A man has appeared in court charged with murdering another man by stabbing him on a bus in Glasgow.

Lawrence Patrick is alleged to have killed 59-year-old Alexander Glassford on the M11 bus in Yoker on Monday.

The 46-year-old made no plea or declaration when he appeared in private at Glasgow Sheriff Court.

Mr Patrick, from Clydebank, was remanded in custody by Sheriff Stuart Reid and is expected to appear in court again next week.

Mr Glassford was stabbed while the bus was travelling on Dumbarton Road near its junction with Kelso Street.

The 59-year-old, who lived in Knightswood's Archerhill Road, was taken to the Western Infirmary where he died from his injuries a short time later.

More on This Story

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Glasgow & West

Weather

Glasgow

Min. Night 8 °C

Features & Analysis

Elsewhere on the BBC

  • ChildMovie magic

    What do the similarities in children's movies reveal about cinema - and us?

Programmes

  • JellyClick Watch

    Can Twitter’s co-founder Biz Stone break the mould with his social Q&A Jelly app?

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.