Man Charged Over Memorial Vandal Attack

5 January 2018, 14:34 | Updated: 5 January 2018, 14:36

Shaun Woodburn

A man has been charged after a memorial to a former junior footballer killed a year ago was destroyed.

Flowers, balloons and a banner had marked the site where Shaun Woodburn was attacked in Edinburgh's Leith area on January 1 last year.

The father-of-one, 30, was found injured in Great Junction Street in the early hours and died later that day. His killer, who cannot be named, was jailed for four years.

The tribute to commemorate the one-year anniversary of Mr Woodburn's death was destroyed in the early hours of Tuesday.

A 46-year-old was due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Friday in connection with the vandalism.