Man in court charged with murder of Aimee Jane Cannon

Michael Porchetta, 25, from West Calder, made no plea at Livingston Sheriff Court on Wednesday.

Michael Porchetta in court charged with murder of Aimee Jane Cannon Aimee Jane Cannon via Facebook
Aimee Jane Cannon was pronounced dead at a property in West Calder on Saturday.

A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a 26-year-old Aimee Jane Cannon in Glasgow.

Michael Porchetta, 25, made no plea in relation to the charge at Livingston Sheriff Court on Wednesday.

Porchetta, of West Calder, West Lothian was remanded in custody after appearing at the private hearing.

Ms Cannon was found with a number of serious injuries at a property in West Calder on Saturday, May 7.

Aimee Jane Cannon was discovered at a property in West Calder.STV News
Aimee Jane Cannon was discovered at a property in West Calder.

Her body was discovered by officers at an address on Learmouth Crescent at around 6.35pm and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Michael Porchetta is expected to appear at court again within the next eight days.

Friend Shannan Jai said Aimee’s death will be “felt throughout the whole of the community”.

She said: “She was the life and soul of any party. Aimee had a heart of gold and an infectious laugh.

“Anytime we were together she had me in fits of laughter, she was so funny and didn’t even know it just by being herself.

“West Lothian has lost a diamond of a girl.”

Another friend, Jadelee Smith, said: “Our beloved friend Aimee. Your life here on earth was just beginning for you and the kids.

“I just can’t believe you are gone forever, missing you so much and I pray you knew how loved you were by all of us. Sleep tight my angel in the sky.”