Published: 31/05/2012 10:13 - Updated: 31/05/2012 10:38
Man poisoned himself to avoid questioning on alleged sexual offences
"The Fort Augustus house at the time of GM's arrest in 2010.
A sheriff believes a Fort Augustus man poisoned himself rather than face questioning by police in connection with allegations of sexual offences.
Sheriff Margaret Neilson issued her findings after a Fatal Accident Inquiry in April into the death in August 2010 of GM.
Sheriff Neilson believed Mr M (48) had at least three opportunities to ingest the lethal pesticide, Phostoxin, before he collapsed at Burnett Road police station in Inverness following his arrest at his home ... on 13th August.
The inquiry heard Mr M became sick on the journey to the police station. He was taken to Raigmore Hospital by ambulance but died just over three hours after his arrest ..."