Man jailed for murdering 56-year-old who offered him a place to stay in Aberdeen

A man has been sentenced to life in prison for murdering a man who had offered him a place to stay in Aberdeen.

Stuart Quinn, 35, pleaded guilty to killing 56-year-old Alan Geddes at the High Court in Glasgow.

Police were called to Mr Geddes' home on Ruthrieston Crescent on the morning of Saturday December 7 2019, where he was found dead. 

The pair had met on a night out, where Mr Geddes offered to let Quinn stay at his home for the night.

Quinn (pictured below) has now been jailed for life, with a minimum term of 18 years. 

Stuart Quinn

Detective Chief Inspector Carron McKellar, the senior investigating officer, said: "Stuart Quinn repaid Alan’s kindness with brutal violence, and he has finally admitted his guilt.

"Alan’s family has been devastated by his death and my thoughts are with them, and especially with his young son, at this time."

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