Update: McEvoy was released January 2018, and has returned to Lower Methil

December 2016

Paedophile sentenced for sexual offences against children

A paedophile has been jailed for sexual offences involving two girls.

William McEvoy who is in his 80’s, of Lower Methil appeared at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court where he denied;

  • Two counts of lewd, indecent and libidinous practices and behaviour otherwise known as sexual assault against two female children

However, the jury found McEvoy guilty on both counts

The court was told that the first victim was abused over a three period. Mcevoy went onto abuse the second girl over a five year period. The children were aged six and 14 when the abuse began

McEvoy  was sentenced to 27 months imprisonment and was told that he must register as a sex offender for a period of 10 years