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Crown applies to retry Sean Flynn under Double Jeopardy legislation

The Lord Advocate, James Wolffe QC has applied to the High Court for authority under the Double Jeopardy (Scotland) Act 2011 to set aside the acquittal of Sean Flynn and prosecute him again for the murder of Louise Tiffney in 2002.

This is the fourth application made by the Lord Advocate under the Double Jeopardy legislation.