Keith Rizzo, 23, stated to his mum Neomi Smith was set upon while the couple were in her flat in Brechin, Angus.
The collision happened on the A912 Bridge of Earn to Aberargie road at around 6.30am on Friday.
A 28-year-old woman is receiving treatment at Ninewells Hospital in Dundee.
Police said the item was found by a member of the public in Aberdeen on Thursday evening.
Keith Rizzo, 23, is accused of killing Neomi Smith at her flat in Brechin last summer.
A laser beam was shone at a passenger aircraft in Aberdeen on Tuesday.
Brenna Collie was only 14 when she suffered a stroke at home.
Detective who investigated deaths of Elizabeth McCabe and Carol Lannen believes killers can be caught.
The transport secretary said the payout will prevent a potentially costly and lengthy court dispute.
Three other people in hospital following smash, which saw a road closed for more than 12 hours.
Eight fire engines, an aerial rescue appliance and specialist resources have all been in attendance at the blaze on Saturday morning.
Cathy Smith won't be putting her feet up as she marks the milestone at home in Montrose.
Lewis Collings was jailed after he was caught with his trousers down at the woman’s bedside.
AMTE Power confirmed at an event on Thursday they’ve narrowed their location search to Dundee and another site in England.
Prime Seafoods in Aberdeenshire ceased trading earlier this week.
A manhunt was launched after a 37-year-old woman claimed she was attacked in the Windmill Street area of Peterhead.