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Bradley Welsh: Man charged over Trainspotting actor’s murder | UK News



A man has been charged in connection with the murder of Trainspotting 2 actor Bradley Welsh.

He was shot dead on the doorstep of his home in Edinburgh on 17 April while his family were inside.

Welsh was found lying on a staircase and died at the scene.

Police said a 28-year-old would appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on 14 May.

He is also charged with the attempted murder of a 48-year-old man and the serious assault of a 22-year-old man in Pitcairn Grove on 13 March.

Welsh starred alongside Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, and Robert Carlyle in T2 Trainspotting, playing gangland figure Mr Doyle.

He was also in an episode of Danny Dyer’s Deadliest Men in 2008.

As well as acting, the 48-year-old was involved in charity projects and helped young people stay away from a life of crime through his Holyrood boxing gym.

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