A 16-year-old boy has been charged in connection with the death of teenager Bailey Gwynne, who was stabbed at a school in Aberdeen. Bailey died from his injuries following a "serious incident" on the grounds of Cults Academy on 28 October.
A 16-year-old male who was arrested in connection with the incident has now been charged. The pupil, who cannot be named for legal reasons, is expected to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court on 30 October.
Cults Academy said staff were "shocked and saddened" at the incident. A spokesperson added: "Our heartfelt sympathies are extended to the friends and family. We will be providing support to pupils, teachers, parents and the community in the coming days."
Police Scotland Chief Inspector Graeme Mackie said: "This is a shocking and extraordinary incident for Aberdeen and firstly our thoughts are with the family and friends of the boy who has sadly lost his life.
"A full and thorough inquiry is under way and there will be a police presence in the area for the foreseeable future. We are working closely with the education authorities and wider community as I am sure this incident will be felt not only in Aberdeen but much further afield."