Two women have been charged with culpable homicide following the death of a security guard at a department store in Fife.
The 62-year-old was pronounced dead at Rejects, on St Clair Street in Kirkcaldy, after police attended an incident at the store just after noon on Friday.
Teresa Gordon, 57, and Nicola Gordon, 35, appeared at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court on Monday in connection with the man’s death.
Both women have been charged with culpable homicide and theft by shoplifting. Teresa faces an additional charge of behaving in a threatening or abusive manner.
A third woman involved in the incident was dealt with by way of non-court action and the case against her is closed.
Teresa and Nicola made no plea during their court appearance on Monday. They were released on bail and their cases were committed for further examination.
A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: “Two women, aged 35 and 57, have been arrested and charged in connection with the death of a 62-year-old man at a premises on St Clair Street, Kirkcaldy.
“Emergency services were called around 12.20pm on Friday, January 6, 2023 but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
“A third woman, aged 18, was arrested and charged in connection with shoplifting during the same incident.”
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