Scottish Government announces 33 new coronavirus deaths and 692 cases in Scotland. David Leslie examines the crimes that have led them to Carstairs; investigates cases where those set free have struck again, reveals the ordeal of some trapped there with fading hopes of freedom and tells, through the words of one of the participants, the story of the bloody escape … State Hospital, Carstairs : report of public local inquiry into circumstances surrounding the escape of two patients on 30 November 1976 and into security and other arrangements at the hospital. Janey Godley strikes again with her hilarious take on Nicola Sturgeon's daily briefing. It provides care and treatment in conditions of high security for around 140 patients from Scotland and Northern Ireland. They conned everybody into believing they were on the mend. Mone raped one of the children and molested another during the 1967 siege. John Hughes, 66, … Horrified John called for help as he stood alone in the room fearing for his own life. Scottish Higher exams cancelled for next year, education chief John Swinney confirms. John said: "They had really set about him. Katie Crowder killed her 19-month-old child Gracie then spent the next hour "clearing up" before going for help. His hair and skin were lying on top of a chair. Thomas McCulloch pictured in … The hospital's record is a good one, and I know that the hospital authorities have security as a … Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. "Public safety lies at the heart of the consideration of restricted patient John, who was a nurse for 30 years, was sent to the block and discovered his pal's body slumped on the floor. Former nurse John yesterday spoke about that awful night on November 30, 1976, after the Record printed letters sent by Mone from behind bars. Nicola Sturgeon confirms travel ban still applies in Tier 3 lockdown zones. "They had hit him so hard with the axe, his blood had sprayed everywhere. "I now believe they had been plotting their escape for 18 months or two years. "I didn't recognise him. He even awards his victims points to measure their anguish. Robert Francis Mone (born 1948) is a Scottish convicted murderer and spree killer who was sentenced to life imprisonment in 1979.. Mone was born in Dundee and grew up with his parents and two sisters. The hospital's record is a good one, and I know that the hospital authorities have security as a constant preoccupation. Politicians have been asking why an escaped paranoid schizophrenic knife attacker was allowed out of Carstairs Hospital unescorted. First COVID-19 vaccination in Tayside as plans continue for care home roll out next week, Linda Smyth got the jag at Ninewells Hospital on the first day the vaccine was available, Weekly Covid stats show a drop in numbers across the board for South Lanarkshire. Travel restrictions will still apply to council areas living under level three of lockdown. [R Reid; Great Britain. FOR many years Carstairs has been a forbidding enigma a locked institution kept well away from the public gaze. They give a chilling insight into his twisted mind. Ms Holmes is not missing but there have been no sightings of Ferguson since Monday. Carstairs Hospital (Escape) (Hansard, 21 July 1977) ... the management committee of the State Hospital discussed the report at its meeting on 19th July and discussions between the management committee and staff representatives will take place to consider the possibility of imple-meeting these interim recommendations at an early date. Janey Godley in hilarious Nicola Sturgeon sketch as she jokes 'covid can leave men with floppy boabies'. But as he rammed down the door, there was something behind it. It was our belief they asked Simpson to join them and he refused, so they killed him. "So I think we have to look at this, we have to learn lessons to ensure it doesn't happen again. If they we re released tomorrow, they would be pals again the day after and history would repeat itself.". Get the stories that matter to you sent straight to your inbox with our daily newsletter. It was Simpson's body. It's also fearedMcCulloch could be freed soon after being allowed to leave prison on supervised day trips. He spoke out yesterday in a bid to persuade the authorities to keep the evil pair locked up forever. Before they were finally caught, they terrorised a young family in their own home. The veteran believes a loan spell at Livingston will help the 22-year-old. Mone, now 67 "They were trying to outdo each other making weapons. Security was immediately reviewed and strengthened. Shortly after 7 a.m., Didsbury RCMP officers responded to a report of a suspicious person in a vehicle outside a Carstairs residence, RCMP Cpl. "I told them, Mone, McCulloch and that b*****d Simpson have murdered Neil and escaped.". The Scottish National Party's Kenny MacAskill said: "If we're going to rehabilitate people into society then we have to take risks. Strathclyde Police asked anyone who spots Ferguson to contact Sergeant Keith McDonald on 01698 202210. This escape resulted in the loss of life of a member of nursing staff, a patient and a Police Officer. "You cannot rehabilitate these people to go back out among human beings. They would never get into conflict with nursing staff. In both cases those concerned were at large for only hours rather than days. He added: "They were both very plausible characters. Ferguson slashed a man in a doctors' surgery in Coatbridge in 1994, leaving his victim needing 21 stitches to his face. After their escape, Mone and McCulloch ambushed PC George Taylor, a father of six, and murdered him with an axe. Carstairs, the State Hospital in Lanarkshire, Scotland, is a hospital like no other. Scottish Conservative leader, David McLetchie, said it was "almost beyond belief that this has been allowed to happen". Like Broadmoor, it uses a network of Sirens to warn locals of an escape. That was when it hit me.". The hospital has an alarm system that is activated if any patient escapes to alert people in the vicinity, including those in the surrounding town of Lanark, and local villages such as Ravenstruther. The State Hospital, Carstairs, Lanark ML11 8RP Phone: 01555 840293 / Email: tsh.info@nhs.scot "Safe and Secure Care Treatment and Recovery" A knifeman who escaped from a secure psychiatric unit two years ago has absconded and is on the run again. John said: "I'm not going to pretend I was a hero. I felt a drip on the back of my neck and put my hand to my head. "If you chastised them, they would apologise and back away. The education secretary told MSPs the exam diet planned for next May won't be happening. It comes as … He didn't have his glasses on. "We need to ensure though that those risks are calculated risks, that they've taken on board clear information as to the likelihood of absconding. The former social worker had been sent there after killing her three-year-old son in 1994, while on release from a psychiatric hospital. John says Mone and McCulloch slipped through the net and begged the authorities to take a lesson from history. All I could see was bone. Get this from a library! John revealed how every family in the village of Carstairs, Lanarkshire, where he still lives, was terrified. "They fooled psychiatrists, psychologists and senior nurses in 1976 and, mark my words, they will do it again. His face was blown up with the pressure of the axe and was smothered in blood and fluid. He gets pleasure from it. ... McCulloch, who was released last year, killed three people during an escape from the hospital in … explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. We break down the figures for every neighbourhood across the region. He shows no remorse for his crimes and boasts 540 people were left traumatised by them. H.M. Stationery Office, 1977 - Escapes - 73 pages. Reid, Robert. Our. Neil was meant to be off duty but had come back to work, so the pair could work on the hospital magazine. CARSTAIRS – A 35-year-old man is facing more than a dozen charges after two RCMP officers received minor injuries and several RCMP cruisers were rammed during a highway pursuit on the morning of Wednesday, July 29. Then I saw the little tin he used to keep his cigarettes he rolled himself. He revealed how he had last seen colleague Neil with Mone and McCulloch at 5pm. The madmen attacked two policemen - killing one - and viciously assaulted two workmen. A spokeswoman for the executive, which is in charge of the hospital, John revealed how the monsters mutilated their two victims at the state hospital beyond recognition. "They have not changed. McCulloch had hacked off his ears as a trophy. The rooms are sparse and "suicide safe" with mattresses made from tough material which is … Mone is now training for freedomafter 38 years. And despite being an expensive, taxpayer-f… This alarm system is based on World War II air-raid sirens, and a two-tone alarm sounds across the whole area in the event of an escape. Ex Scots cop caught with stash of sickening child abuse images dodges jail. John said: "Mone is still feeding off the past. Cannabis user Johnstone's spree of violence left Frank Kinnis dead and two other victims needing hospital treatment after attacks carried out 40 minutes apart. Sex pest handyman told Scots care home nurse 'he'd been dreaming about her' and hugged another while she showered resident. I was terrified. "But, in actual fact, they led psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nursing staff and therapists down the garden path. "That's what kind of people they are - that's what we are dealing with.". LOUD LOUD LOUD!! "I bent over Neil and I didn't recognise him. Australian/Harvard Citation. cases.". "The problem was, everyone thought they could be rehabilitated. People like them cannot be cured', When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. He went on: "They had been given a lot of freedom. KILLER Robert Mone has spoken for the first time about the horrifying Carstairs breakout that saw three people slaughtered. 983 people are in hospital being treated for the deadly virus. But Mone and McCulloch are like a couple of vultures feeding off the carcass of 1976. Maintenance man, Robert McAlley, 56, admitted a string of lurid offences and harassment charges against nurses. Unknown to Mone and McCulloch, the staff in Carstairs still didn’t know at this point that they had escaped and two men lay dead inside the hospital. These two men are insane, evil, manipulative, psychopathic and devious. Constitution Secretary Mike Russell unveiled plans to deal with the fallout at the end of the transition period. State Hospital, Carstairs: Report of Public Local Inquiry Into Circumstances Surrounding the Escape of Two Patients on 30 November 1976 and Into Security and Other Arrangements at the Hospital. The OAP said: "I was there and saw what these animals did. He is described as being 5ft 9ins tall, slim, with blond hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion. Carstairs and Russell were both treated at hospital. "Neil's assistant had gone off to the female block or she would have been slaughtered too. THE NURSE who found the victims of the Carstairs breakout bloodbath has broken his 30-year silence to reveal in graphic detail exactly what happened. Thieving niece embezzled £130k from frail aunt's bank account as power of attorney. She said: "The Scottish Executive seemed to indicate yesterday that the escape of Mr Ferguson was a matter for Carstairs. John says the monsters had shown no signs of what they were plotting. Robert Mone, the convicted killer, has spoken for the first time about his escape from Carstairs psychiatric hospital nearly 40 years ago which resulted in the deaths of three people. McCulloch hit Jack on the head with an axe, while William was stabbed six times byMone. Person hit by bus on Queen Street in Glasgow sparking emergency response. Nicola Sturgeon's husband denies being part of a plot to bring down Alex Salmond, Peter Murrell said he put his "hands up" over "inappropriate" language in texts he sent about Salmond criminal case, Fury as NHS Lothian ban A&E hospital staff from wearing Christmas jumpers and decorating ward. ‎Carstairs, the State Hospital in Lanarkshire, Scotland, is a hospital like no other. People on PIP may be due back payments of up to £13,000 after DWP changes assessment rules. They collected staff uniforms and carved knives from wood and metal.". He has multiple fading tattoos on his left hand and a very faded tear tattoo under his left eye. After their escape, Mone and McCulloch were jailed for life. WHY ARE THERE ESCAPE SIRENS? James Coyle was last seen on Sunday, November 29 at around 7pm in Sollas Place. The State Hospital, Carstairs. Infamous past inmates have included Thomas McCulloch and Robert Mone - … Friend said. John said: "My wife worked in the hospital as well and that night my daughter begged us, 'Please stop working there'.". But they could manipulate people very easily.". "They were in a psychotic relationship and fed off each other. But today The Sunday Post can … Records of Leverndale Hospital, Hawkhead, Renfrewshire, Scotland Official publications Department of Health for Scotland State Hospital, Carstairs – Report of public local inquiry into circumstances surrounding the escape of two patients on 30 November 1976 and into security and other arrangements at the hospital Effectively a prison for some of the most violent and insane criminals in our society, it houses men who have committed the most horrific and frightening crimes imaginable. ", 'You cannot rehabilitate these people to go back among human beings. Simpson had already been attacked when Mone speared him with the garden fork. One company has decided to take one of the best options to create a unique deodorant that is bound to get your armpits into the festive spirit. They used guitar strings like cheesecutters to choke a potential victim. Scottish Higher exams cancelled for next year, John Swinney set to announce. Mone and McCulloch attacked Neil and Simpson with a terrifying arsenal of weapons they made in the hospital, before using a rope ladder to scale the perimeter fence and flee. Paper Subscription to the Daily Record and Sunday Mail, Paper Subscription to the Paisley Daily Express, © 2020 Scottish Daily Record and Sunday Mail Ltd, Nicola Sturgeon lifts level 4 restrictions across Scotland and confirms new lockdown tiers, All 32 local councils had their restrictions reviewed and set for another week, Nicola Sturgeon coronavirus update LIVE as 16 council areas will see lockdown restrictions eased. His colleague, John Gillies, was badly wounded but lived. Along with fellow patient Thomas McCulloch, Mone escaped … Cops have raced to Queen Street near Argyle Street in Glasgow city centre. Effectively a prison for some of the most violent and insane criminals in our society, it houses men who have committed the most horrific and frightening crimes imaginable. The network is made up of 9 sirens - 7 Secomak CS8's, 1 Secomak GP12 and a Klaxon GP8. Top festive fragrances smelled by Scots during the Christmas period announced. The Tories want a statement to parliament, but the Scottish Executive said it was a matter for Carstairs. John realised a small room off the main office was locked and he believed the trio were hiding. "They had cut the back of his belt to take his keys and dropped his tin. Nicola Sturgeon's husband Peter Murrell denies being part of a plot to bring down Alex Salmond, Murrell said he put his "hands up" over "inappropriate" language in texts he sent about Salmond criminal case, Cops search canals and gardens for missing Glasgow man as family become 'extremely worried'. Tammy Keibel said in a … Workmen Jack McAlroy and William Lennon were also brutally attacked. They had used an axe on his head and his scalp. The hospital is managed by the State Hospitals Board for Scotland which is a public body accountable to the First Minister of Scotland through the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates. Rangers fan battered stranger in Old Firm Day attack after ordering cement filled baseball bat online. Knives had been taped behind pictures on the wall. Police said Ferguson posed a danger to the public if intoxicated or cornered. But we were all very, very wrong. On the matter of the safety record of the hospital, one patient escaped in 1969, and two in 1972. They were broken and on the ground. He said: "I found Neil and knew in my heart he was dead as soon as I walked in that room. John Duff had his bail revoked after a sheriff said that background reports on him were “the most disturbing he’d ever read”. It comes as police intensify their search for Michael Ferguson, 36, who was on leave in East Kilbride but failed to report back on Monday. Scotland begins stockpiling essential medicines ahead of Brexit. It is a Special Health Board, part o… The State Hospital (also known as Carstairs Hospital, or simply Carstairs) is a psychiatric hospital near the village of Carstairs Junction, in South Lanarkshire, Scotland. John has never spoken about his experience - until now. John Hughes, 66, found the horrific scene left by psychotic lovers Robert Mone and Thomas McCulloch. People of their calibre cannot be cured. & Great Britain. Ferguson had been out to see his fiancée Annabella Holmes, 47, whom he met when she was a patient at the high security complex in South Lanarkshire. He realised the evil pair had stashed their weapons - cleavers and a garden fork - in the office before their breakout bid. "When I phoned the central nursing office, I thought Simpson must be involved in the breakout. A judge ordered that David Johnstone should be held at the State Hospital at Carstairs and made a restriction order without limit of time for the protection of the public from serious harm. They also peeled off fellow patient Ian Simpson's scalp and left it on a chair. Patients are admitted under The Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 / 2015 and other related legislation because of their dangerous, violent or criminal propensities. A judge told beast Ryan Anderson - who was sacked from the force after the offences came to light - that his fall from grace was “spectacular”. He claims to have had a dysfunctional home life and traumatic childhood. The State Hospital is a psychiatric hospital near the village of Carstairs, in South Lanarkshire, Scotland. Carstairs, Hospital for Horrors by David Leslie If you drive west out of Carnwath in North Lanarkshire, you pass along the north side of a small settlement called West End. Ferguson was dropped off at 1345 GMT at East Kilbride shopping centre on Monday to see Holmes but failed to report back two hours later. He remembers every tiny detail of that day. In them, he blames McCulloch for the Carstairs breakout murders. Scottish Home and Health Department.] In both cases those concerned were at large for only hours rather than days. Somehow, they survived. Effectively a prison for some of the most violent and insane criminals in our society, it houses men who have committed the most horrific and frightening crimes imaginable. But we printedMone's letters - written during a violence reduction workshop in Shotts prison - to prove the monster is still mentally ill. Ferguson was wearing a black jacket, grey jeans, black jumper and black shoes when he was last seen. Mum who scalded baby daughter with hot water found guilty of murder. Carstairs, the State Hospital in Lanarkshire, Scotland, is a hospital like no other. There is no doubt about that in my mind. John worked with Mone, now 58, and McCulloch, now 57, for several years before their breakout and was on duty that night. "I haven't forgotten that day because I was left traumatised. Effectively a prison for some of the most violent and insane criminals in our society, it houses men who have committed the most horrific and frightening crimes imaginable. Paul Brownlie, 35, married his wife Claire Lee in the State Hospital at Carstairs… "The back of his scalp was open wide where they had used a fireman's axe to slice open his head. The education secretary will tell MSPs the exam diet planned for next May won't be happening. (George) eclipsed Mansted as the Dragon’s No.1 escape artist when, during World War II, newspapers reported him dead. His father, Robert Christopher "Sonny" Mone, murdered his aunt and two other women in Dundee after his conviction. You can unsubscribe at any time. But the slaughter didn't stop. The lovers had been friendly and civil, even raising a smile as they walked off. Staff in Edinburgh have been banned from putting up decorations or wearing festive jumpers under their PPE. State Hospital, Carstairs : report of public local inquiry into circumstances surrounding the escape of two patients on 30 November 1976 and into security and other arrangements at the hospital / [by R. Reid] ; [for the] Scottish Home and Health Department H.M.S.O Edinburgh 1977. The rogue nationalist broke Covid rules but has so far refused to quit as an MP. Robert Reid. 17,029 pages were read in the last minute. The patient has previously been allowed out on supervised release. Allan McGregor lays out Rangers pathway as he backs 'really impressive' Robby McCrorie to inherit his gloves. Carstairs, the State Hospital in Lanarkshire, Scotland, is a hospital like no other. ", Michael Ferguson failed to return to Carstairs mental hospital, Ferguson was being held at the Carstairs State Hospital, The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites. It was Neil's blood dripping off the ceiling. Carstairs State Hospital houses some of Scotland’s most dangerous psychiatric patients. On the matter of the safety record of the hospital, one patient escaped in 1969, and two in 1972. They were being rehabilitated for the outside world. The State Hospital, Carstairs is a high security forensic mental health hospital. Former community councillor Alice Duncan embezzled nearly £130,000 from frail Jean Rossel, now 94. He'd collected Simpson from his ward as well. Effectively a prison for some of the most violent and insane criminals in our society, it houses men who have committed the most horrific and frightening crimes imaginable. Effectively a prison for some of the most violent and insane criminals in our society, it houses men who have committed the most horrific and frightening crimes imaginable. Again, I am grateful for what my hon. John remembers the duty charge nurse telling him he was concerned, as he couldn't contact Neil, who was in the administration building. 0 Reviews. He has been held at the State Hospital in Carstairs, Lanarkshire for the past 47 years. There are nine sirens installed in surrounding towns and villages of The State Hospital of Carstairs. There was good news for Glasgow but unhappiness in Edinburgh over the latest lockdown announcement. The hospital includes The Peaks Unit for men with severe personality disorders. They split nurse Neil McLellan's head with an axe, attacking him so viciously that his blood was dripping from the ceiling. said: "Patient confidentiality precludes us from discussing individual cases. "That's why we're calling on Justice Minister Cathy Jamieson to make a statement explaining how this can happen and what is being done to prevent a recurrence.". They had scalped him. The DWP search for affected claimants will date back to April 2016. Carstairs, the State Hospital in Lanarkshire, Scotland, is a hospital like no other. Mone had been sent to Carstairs after blasting pregnant teacher Nanette Hanson to death and holding her class hostage at his old school in Dundee. And despite being an expensive, taxpayer-funded facility, the workings of Carstairs r Carstairs, the State Hospital in Lanarkshire, Scotland, is a hospital like no other. - This video doesn't give justice to just how loud these sirens are!! 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