Families of two men whose bodies were found in an Edinburgh flat, said they would be “forever missed and remembered”. with love”.
Desmond Rawlings, 66 and 37.year-old Derek Johnston was found dead police in property in Greendykes Road on evening of Tuesday, November 1st.
Desmond’s daughters paid tribute to their father, who they said it’s a “loving, happy way lucky human who held his own.” “He will always be missed and remembered with love,” they said. “How family we ask for respect and privacy until we come to terms during this extremely difficult time.”
Desmond family heartbreak was repeated in statement made by Derek’s mom and sister, who said their hearts would “never mend”. “Deeply loved son and brother my cute boy who he had such a beautiful soul,” they said. “He will always be missed and remembered with a lot of love and tenderness.”
They are added: “How family we ask for respect and privacy at this extremely difficult time.”
Chief Detective Inspector Susan Balfour, of The Scottish Police Principal Investigation Team said its thoughts were with families and friends of both men as well as added provided by experts support them.
Two men were arrested and charged in connection with their deaths. 65-year-old Ian McLeod appeared before the Edinburgh Sheriff’s Court. on Friday charged with two bills of murder. A 40-year-old is due to face the same court today.