Man appears in court over Leven fire flat theft
A man appeared in court yesterday accused of breaking into and stealing from a house in Leven where a man had died in a fire just ten days earlier.
Scott Kerr was killed when a blaze swept through his home in Waggon Road on February 21.
On March 3 the property was raided with a television, games console and computer games stolen from the home.
Kevin Stewart (40) from Leven appeared at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court facing a charge of theft by housebreaking.
He made no plea or declaration during a brief private hearing and the case was continued for further examination.
Stewart was released on bail ahead of further court dates being set.
A 36-year-old woman was also arrested over the theft but she was released from custody without appearing in court.
The Crown Office said the case against her remains under consideration.