Reward of up to £10,000 offered for information on the murder of Brian McKandie

We're offering a reward of up to £10,000 for information regarding the murder of Brian McKandie in Aberdeenshire.

Brian Mc Kandie (1)


Brian, 67, was found dead having been viciously attacked in his home at Fairview Cottages, Badenscoth, Rothienorman on Saturday 12th March 2016.

Police have described the murder as "brutal" and said a "heavy weapon" was used.

As an independent charity, we're now offering the reward of up to £10,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible.*


Update: Police Scotland has released CCTV images of a red Subaru Impreza which was travelling on the B9001 about a mile from Mr McKandie's home on 11th March, the day before his murder. Click here to find out more

Watch an video appeal for information from Brian's brother, William McKandie, 75 (via The Press and Journal).


Angela Parker, Crimestoppers’ National Manager for Scotland, said: “Brian was a quiet and gentle man who was well-known in the local community. His family is understandably devastated and keen to find out what happened to Brian and for those responsible for his death to face justice.

“We are offering a substantial reward and are urging anyone with information to contact Crimestoppers anonymously. We don’t ask for any personal details, you won’t have to speak to the police, and you won’t have to go to court. Just tell us what you know, not who you are.”

If you have any information, please contact us anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through our quick and easy Anonymous Online Form


*Note: The reward will only qualify if information is passed to Crimestoppers’ 0800 555 111 number or anonymous online form at Information passed directly to police will not qualify.