man has denied murdering an actor who appeared within the Trainspotting sequel T2, claiming he was biking elsewhere on the time of the killing.
Sean Orman, 30, appeared by video hyperlink on the Excessive Court docket in Edinburgh on Wednesday and pleaded not responsible to homicide, and denied different fees together with tried homicide plus firearms and medicines offences.
He’s alleged to have used a loaded shotgun to kill Mr Welsh in Chester Road.
Defence counsel Ian Duguid QC lodged a particular defence for fees referring to the loss of life, which is that Orman was biking close to Kirknewton, West Lothian on the time of the incident.
Orman can also be charged with tried homicide referring to an incident on March 13 2019.
He’s accused of assaulting David McMillan in Pitcairn Grove, Edinburgh, and allegedly did “repeatedly strike him to the pinnacle and physique with a machete or comparable instrument to his extreme damage, everlasting impairment and to the hazard of his life”.
Mr Duguid lodged a particular defence that Orman was not concerned in any offences dedicated towards Mr McMillan and claims they had been carried out by another person.
Orman can also be accused of driving at speeds as much as 123mph on the Edinburgh bypass on April 22 2019 – the place the restrict is 70mph – and failing to cease for uniformed cops.
He faces an accusation of getting pushed on the opposing aspect of the carriageway of Clovenstone Highway “in extra of 92mph”, the place the restrict is 30mph.
One other cost alleges he drove with out insurance coverage and was in possession of the category A drug diamorphine and sophistication C drug diazepam.
The trial, earlier than choose Lord Beckett, continues and is predicted to final round 4 weeks.