A police watchdog probe was launched after the remains of the 52-year-old were found in a house in Dumfries in February last year.
Police Appeal After Woman Raped
Police investigating the rape of a woman on a city street are keen to speak to any taxis drivers who may have been in the area.
The woman, 21, was subjected to a serious sexual assault on Eyre Place in Edinburgh at about 4am on Wednesday.
Police said they have now traced the good samaritan who came to the victim's aid.
They are still trying to trace a man described as of Asian appearance, aged 20 to 30, with short dark hair.
He was smartly dressed, wearing a blazer, and may have left in a silver car.
They would also like to speak to any taxi drivers who may have been in the area.
Detective Inspector Keith Fairbairn said: "I'd like to thank all those who came forward with information but our appeal to the public is ongoing.
"We are very keen to speak to any taxi drivers that may have been in the area of Eyre Place Edinburgh between 3am and 4am on the morning of Wednesday October 8''.
The accident happened at about 7.50pm on Thursday in Moodiesburn, North Lanarkshire.
More than 70 firefighters were needed to bring the blaze under control at Blochairn Fruit Market in the early hours of Thursday.
The multi-coloured walkway will run up to the entrance of Silverburn shopping centre between Saturday and Sunday.
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