The notorious miscarriage of justice that drove Sherlock Holmes creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle to save a convicted murderer

posted on 17 May 2018


In 1908, 82-year-old Marion Gilchrist was brutally murdered in her Glasgow home. A diamond brooch was found to be missing form her belongings.

The resulting court case became of Scotland’s most notorious miscarriages of justice, with anti-German sentiment, incompetent, anti-Semitic police and corrupt judges at its core.

Read the full article on this link to BBC Scotland