Dr. Petera Coshan Bio – Dr. Petera Coshan Wiki
Dr. Petera Coshan Former biology teacher Coshanhas been missing since he was last seen in Edinburgh on 11 August. Police said the body was found on land close to the A696 near the village of Kirkwhelpington on Sunday.
Dr. Petera Coshan was 75 years old.
DETAIL OF INCIDENCE:
Police investigating the murder of a 75-year-old retired teacher from Sir Tony Blair’s former school have found a man’s body.
Dr. Peter Coshan, who worked as a biology teacher at a private school in Edinburgh before retiring, was last seen on August 11 in the Seafield Road area of Leith in the Scottish capital.
Today police officers investigating the crime found the remains of a man’s body on the A696 near the village of Kirkwhelpington in Northumberland.
The body is yet to be formally identified but Mr. Coshan’s family has been notified.
Two men have been charged with the murder of Mr. Coshan.
Paul Black, 63, also known as Joseph Hillary, and Paul McNaughton, 27, have both appeared in court charged with the murder of Mr. Coshan.
Black and McNaughton appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on August 18, with the pair also charged with attempting to defeat the ends of justice and theft.
They made no plea when they appeared in private at the court.
Detective Superintendent Andrew Patrick, of Police Scotland’s major investigations team, said: ‘Our thoughts remain with Peter’s family at this challenging time and we are continuing to provide them with support.
‘I would like to take the opportunity to pass on our thanks to everyone who has come forward with information that has helped our investigation.’
Between 1972 and 2005, Mr. Coshan taught at the renowned Fettes College.
He started teaching at the prestigious school a year after former Prime Minister Tony Blair attended the school from 1966 to 1971.