• Text size      
  • Send this article to a friend
  • Print this article

Man charged with murder of girl, 2, remanded

A man has been charged with murder following the death of a two-year-old girl, police have said.

CRIME SCENE: Toys and flowers were placed outside the home.

A man has appeared in court charged with murdering a two-year-old girl.

Kevin Park, 26, was held following the death of Madison Horne in Kelty, Fife, on Sunday.

He was charged with murder at Dunfermline Sheriff Court today.

Park made no plea or declaration and was remanded in custody following the hearing.

Police were called to a property in the town's Croftangry Road at around 6.30pm on Easter Sunday.

Local people laid soft toys and flowers outside the home yesterday.

In a statement her family said: "Madison was a beautiful little girl who had a smile for everyone and a happy life ahead of her. She was a much loved daughter who will be sorely missed by all who knew her. We would ask that our privacy be respected at this time to allow us to grieve."

Park is scheduled to appear in court again next Wednesday.

Contextual targeting label: 
Transport Tragedy

Commenting & Moderation

We moderate all comments on HeraldScotland on either a pre-moderated or post-moderated basis.
If you're a relatively new user then your comments will be reviewed before publication and if we know you well and trust you then your comments will be subject to moderation only if other users or the moderators believe you've broken the rules

Moderation is undertaken full-time 9am-6pm on weekdays, and on a part-time basis outwith those hours. Please be patient if your posts are not approved instantly.

228203