GUILTY: Pair who sent parcel bombs to Neil Lennon


TWO men have been found guilty of sending parcel bombs to Celtic boss Neil Lennon.

Trevor Muirhead and Neil McKenzie also sent packages to Paul McBride QC, Trish Godman MSP and Cairde Na Heirnann.

Today at the High Court in Glasgow the jury found Muirhead and McKenzie, both from Kilwinning, Ayrshire, guilty by a majority verdict after a 24-day trial.

Neil Lennon was just one target  Photo:excalibur

District Procurator Fiscal Liam Murphy said: “Trevor Muirhead and Neil McKenzie committed a series of criminal acts designed to intimidate and frighten a number of prominent persons connected with Celtic Football Club and Ireland.

“It is clear from the evidence that their intention had been to inflict harm on others.

“This was not about football – it was an act of violence against Scottish society as a whole, and impacted across the UK.

“COPFS is committed to playing our part in ensuring crimes against the individual and against society as a whole are treated with the utmost seriousness.

“We will continue to do everything in our power to bring those who perpetrate such crimes to justice.”