Man found guilty of the murder of Kevin Byrne in Kirkcaldy

Published 18 December 2019

Police Scotland has acknowledged the conviction and sentencing of Leslie Fraser for the murder of Kevin Byrne, also known as Kevin Forrester.

Kevin was killed at his home in Alison Street, Kirkcaldy, on Tuesday 5 February 2019.

Leslie Fraser (31) has been found guilty at the High Court in Edinburgh and sentenced to life imprisonment.

Detective Inspector John Easton said: “Leslie Fraser took the life of a loving son, father and brother, and is now having to deal with the consequences of his heinous act.

“I would like to commend Kevin’s family for their strength and dignity throughout this ordeal, as well as thanking the wider community for their ongoing support, which led to this arrest and prosecution.”

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