• May 24, 2005
  • Posted by Marc

Police in Glasgow Project Giant Image to Catch a Killer


From the BBC:

A 60ft high picture of a
murdered prostitute has been projected onto a derelict block of flats in

Detectives hope it will help to turn up clues about the
death of Emma Caldwell, whose body was found in woods in South Lanarkshire on 8

The image was displayed for four hours on the multi-storey flats
in Cumberland Street, Hutchesontown on Monday night.

Police said the
site had been chosen as it was visible across areas frequented by Emma and other

The picture, which shows Ms Caldwell half smiling but
looking gaunt on a family day out in the countryside, was released by police
last week.

Detective Superintendent Willie Johnstone, who is leading
the investigation, said: “This is an innovative way of putting a fresh appeal
over to the public and it will be very eye-catching.


“Someone out there know something and people who see
this may be able to provide that vital piece of information that could solve the

“As far as we are aware, this is the first time that a law
enforcement agency in the United Kingdom has used this type of appeal.”

/>Emma was last seen on 4 April walking in Butterbiggins Road, Govanhill. She
had been living in a women’s hostel in the area

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