Man convicted of Midlothian murder
Police Scotland has released a statement following the conviction of Jordan Dickson for a murder in Midlothian.
Jordan Dickson, 25, pleaded guilty to murdering Craig Sneddon, 42, at the High Court in Glasgow on Friday, 3 December.
He has been sentenced to 19 years imprisonment.
The incident happened on Sunday, 17 January, 2021 on a pathway close to Cousland near Dalkeith.
Detective Chief Inspector Bryan Burns said: “Jordan Dickson subjected Craig Sneddon to a brutal attack which ultimately resulted in his death.
“He has now admitted his responsibility for this and will face the consequences of his actions.
“Our thoughts are with Mr Sneddon’s family and friends at this time. We hope that the conclusion of this case brings at least a degree of closure for them.”